Ludwig van Beethoven

June 25

Richard Egarr leads the Handel and Haydn Society in Beethoven's revolutionary Symphony No. 3 on WCRB In Concert.

Composer Ludwig van Beethoven
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Beethoven only wrote one opera: "Fidelio..." or so the story goes. The full story behind Beethoven's opera is more complex. This week on Sunday Night at the Opera, join Chris Voss for that story, and the opera that became "Fidelio" - the original Beethoven opera masterpiece, "Leonore". 

courtesy of the London Haydn Quartet

April 23

In an elegant, charming program titled "Verve, Veritas, and Virtuosity," the quartet joins clarinetist Eric Hoeprich at the Boston Early Music Festival for WCRB's In Concert.

François-Xavier Roth
Marco Borggreve

SaturdayMarch 25, and Monday, April 3

François-Xavier Roth, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello

Berlioz - Le Corsaire Overture
Pintscher - "un despertar" (world premiere; BSO co-commission)
Beethoven - Symphony No. 6, Pastoral

Hear Berlioz and Beethoven on demand.

Bernard Haitink
Todd Rosenberg / BSO

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

Hear the concert on demand.

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