Ludwig van Beethoven

05 October

Spotlight Beethoven: The solo concertos

Karajan conducted Beethoven’s works almost a thousand times(!) in concert. Of course, he included the solo concertos although he may not have been as dedicated to them as he was to the symphonies...

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16 March

Spotlight Beethoven: “Missa Solemnis”

A major work in the oeuvre of its composer, hence a major work in musical history – Beethoven’s “Missa Solemnis”. The majestic composition that Beethoven himself thought of...

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08 November

Spotlight Beethoven: Your guide to the symphonies

A spotlight episode about him is indispensable: Ludwig van Beethoven is a composer no conductor can ignore – Karajan least of all. We have made a collection of Beethoven’s most popular musical genre, the symphony, and Karajan’s lifelong work on the “New Testament” of orchestral music. Karajan recorded the complete cycle of symphonies four times, starting in the 1950s with the Philharmonia Orchestra up to film productions with his own production company Telemondial in the 1980s.

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