Ludwig van Beethoven

January 22

Richard Egarr leads the Handel and Haydn Society in a concert featuring Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4 ("Italian") and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 ("Eroica"), recorded on October 30, 2016 at Symphony Hall.

Composer Ludwig van Beethoven
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Over the past few weeks I have been blissfully “nerding out” to The Beethoven Compendium, an in-depth, all-encompassing Beethoven biographyIt’s a deep dive into what we know about the man, his daily habits, his influences, and what made him tick. 

Hermitage Trio
Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

November 27

The Hermitage Piano Trio plays Beethoven, Sibelius, and Brahms in a concert recorded at Rockport Music's Shalin Liu Performance Center in April 2016, followed by music by Wagner and Poulenc from the 2015 Marlboro Music Festival.

Henry Fair

SaturdayFebruary 18, and Monday, February 27

Emanuel Ax is the soloist in Mozart's 22nd Piano Concerto, and Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony and Gunther Schuller's Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee.

Todd Rosenberg

SaturdayMarch 18, and Monday, March 27

Bernard Haitink, conductor
Women of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus

Haydn - Symphony No. 60, Il distratto
Debussy - Nocturnes
Beethoven - Symphony No. 7