Tag: Symphony No. 9

Dovetail the Immortal Beethoven, Stepping Outside the Box

Dovetail the Immortal Beethoven, Stepping Outside the Box

I wear my passion for classical music on my sleeve, and in the audience it’s not often I see the same, with the notable exception being the applause when everyone is enthusiastic. So it was a pleasure to observe two members of the audience one […]

Violinist Christian Tetzlaff plays Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Violinist Christian Tetzlaff plays Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

“In this music we don’t see a superhero, we see a human being and this is what I see as my mission here,” German violinist Christian Tetzlaff says of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and Orchestra in D Major, opus 61, a work he has performed 305 […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performs Final All-Beethoven Program in BeethovenFest: The Immortal

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performs Final All-Beethoven Program in BeethovenFest: The Immortal

PITTSBURGH – Revel in two of Beethoven’s most notable and majestic works during the Pittsburgh Symphony’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics: BeethovenFest: The Immortal June 5-7. It features the composer’s violin concerto and Symphony No. 9, with its famous “Ode to Joy.” Pittsburgh Symphony Music Director […]

Add ‘Joy’ to your Bucket List

Add ‘Joy’ to your Bucket List

Experiencing the Beethoven’s Ninth live, as performed in its pure symphonic grandeur, should be on everyone’s bucket list. This is why: there are so many shamelessly bad performances and spin-offs of “the Ninth,” that it is an absolute joy to hear it live, as Beethoven […]


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