Beethoven

Airs Thursday, August 31, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week at The BBC Proms we feature the National Youth Choir of Great Britain with the Bournemouth Symphony in Beethoven's Symphony No. 1; Die Frau ohne Schatten by Strauss, Prokofiev's Seven, They Are Seven; and Belshazzar’s Feast by Sir William Walton.

Airs Thursday, July 27, 2017, at 1 p.m. Edward Gardner will lead the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Chorus, and the BBC Proms Youth Choir in St. John’s Dance by Tom Coult, the Piano Concerto No. 3 by Beethoven, and Harmonium by John Adams.

Airs Monday, June 5, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard will join conductor Valery Gergiev & The Munich Philharmonic Orchestra for the Piano Concerto in G Major by Ravel. This concert opens with La Valse by Ravel and concludes with Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, "Eroica."

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Airs Saturday, April 1, 2017, at 12 noon. Sebastian Weigle returns to the Met to conduct his second Saturday broadcast with the company, Beethoven’s only opera, Fidelio, starring Adrianne Pieczonka as Leonore and Klaus Florian Vogt as Florestan. Fidelio, which was last seen at the Met in 2006, tells the story of Leonore, who disguises herself as a young man named Fidelio in order to free her husband Florestan, a political prisoner.

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Airs Monday, March 20, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live The Philadelphia Orchestra will take the stage under the direction of Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The concert will open with Tales from the Vienna Woods by J. Strauss Sr. and will also feature Beethoven's String Quartet in F Major, Op 95 arranged for Orchestra by Mahler as well as Charivari by Gruber.  In the middle, pianist Jan Lisiecki will be soloist in the Piano Concerto No. 4 by Beethoven.

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