Ludwig van Beethoven

Composer

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Ludwig van Beethoven
*17. December 1770, ✝26. March 1827
Upcoming events
Patricia Kopatchinskaja
Tuesday18.30
Innsbruck, Congress Innsbruck
Orozco-Estrada, Kopatchinskaja / Ravel, Beethoven
Andrés Orozco-Estrada 
conductor
Patricia Kopatchinskaja 
violin
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Maurice Ravel
Ludwig van Beethoven
Saturday19.30
Musikverein Wien, Great Hall
Orozco-Estrada, Rana / Beethoven
Andrés Orozco-Estrada 
conductor
Beatrice Rana 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sunday19.30
Musikverein Wien, Great Hall
Orozco-Estrada, Rana / Beethoven
Andrés Orozco-Estrada 
conductor
Beatrice Rana 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Monday20.00
Berlin,
Orozco-Estrada, Rana / Beethoven
Andrés Orozco-Estrada 
conductor
Beatrice Rana 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Tuesday20.00
Hamburg, Elbphilharmonie
Orozco-Estrada, Rana / Beethoven
Andrés Orozco-Estrada 
conductor
Beatrice Rana 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Wednesday20.00
München, Philharmonie am Gasteig
Orozco-Estrada, Rana / Beethoven
Andrés Orozco-Estrada 
conductor
Beatrice Rana 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Thursday20.00
Düsseldorf, Tonhalle
Orozco-Estrada, Rana / Beethoven
Andrés Orozco-Estrada 
conductor
Beatrice Rana 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Saturday20.00
Köln, Philharmonie
Orozco-Estrada, Rana / Beethoven
Andrés Orozco-Estrada 
conductor
Beatrice Rana 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sunday19.30
Hannover,
Orozco-Estrada, Rana / Beethoven
Andrés Orozco-Estrada 
conductor
Beatrice Rana 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Wednesday19.30
Musikverein Wien, Great Hall
Orozco-Estrada, Steinbacher / Weber, Korngold, Beethoven
Andrés Orozco-Estrada 
conductor
Arabella Steinbacher 
violin
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Carl Maria von Weber
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Ludwig van Beethoven
Thursday19.30
Musikverein Wien, Great Hall
Orozco-Estrada, Steinbacher / Weber, Korngold, Beethoven
Andrés Orozco-Estrada 
conductor
Arabella Steinbacher 
violin
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Carl Maria von Weber
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Ludwig van Beethoven
Monday20.00
Essen, Philharmonie
Buchbinder / Beethoven
Rudolf Buchbinder 
conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Wednesday20.00
Freiburg, Konzerthaus
Buchbinder / Beethoven
Rudolf Buchbinder 
conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Thursday19.30
Basel, Stadtcasino
Buchbinder / Beethoven
Rudolf Buchbinder 
conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Friday20.00
Stuttgart, Liederhalle
Buchbinder / Beethoven
Rudolf Buchbinder 
conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Saturday19.30
Heldenplatz Vienna
Fest der Freude
Open-Air Concert on Vienna’s Heldenplatz
Karina Canellakis 
conductor
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Monday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Zinman, Anderszewski / Beethoven, Bruckner
David Zinman 
conductor
Piotr Anderszewski 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Anton Bruckner
Tuesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Zinman, Anderszewski / Beethoven, Bruckner
David Zinman 
conductor
Piotr Anderszewski 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Anton Bruckner
Past events
Nid
Adagio from the "Sonata pathetique", orchestration of the piano sonata No. 8 in C minor op. 13 (1) 607309
"Adelaide", cantata in B major op. 46 (2) 600226
"Ah perfido!", Scene and aria for soprano and orchestra op. 65 (42) 605735
"An die Hoffnung" ("To Hope"), song in G major op. 94 (2) 601911
"Bitten" (Gellert-Songs), adaption by Felix Weingartner op. 48 (1) 600221
Bundeslied "In allen guten Stunden" op. 122 (1) 605841
"Christus am Ölberg" ("Christ on the Mount of Olives") Oratorio for soloists, choir and orchestra op. 85 (7) 605445
Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 1 in C major op. 15 (120) 605831
Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 2 in B-flat major op. 19 (85) 605830
Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 3 in c minor op. 37 (214) 605824
Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 4 in G major op. 58 (269) 605447
Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 5 in E-flat major op. 73 (278) 605354
Concerto for piano and orchestra in D major, based on the violin concerto op. 61 (3) 600699
Concerto for violin and orchestra in C major WoO 5, fragent completed by Wilfried Fischer1950 (1) 599274
Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major op. 61 (353) 605448
"Coriolan", Overture in c minor op. 62 (201) 605383
"Der Kuß" ("The Kiss"), adapted by Felix Weingartner (1) 600214
"Der Wachtelschlag", adapted by Felix Mottl (1) 600222
"Der glorreiche Augenblick", cantata for solo quartet, chorus and orchestra op. 136 (1) 601766
Die Ehre Gottes in der Natur op. 48/4 (3) 600680
"Die Himmel rühmen die Ehre Gottes" for male choir, strings and organ, adapted by Johann Herbeck (3) 600138
"Die Weihe des Hauses" ("The Consecration of the House"), overture in C major op. 124 (41) 605453
"Egmont", Incidental music to Goethe's tragedy op. 84 (36) 605381
Elf Tänze (Eleven Dances) "Mödlinger Tänze" for strings and wind instruments WoO 17 (32) 600063
Fantasy for piano op. 77 (2) 661301
Fantasy for piano, chorus and orchestra in c minor op. 80 "Choral Fantasy" (45) 605835
"Fidelio", Opera in two acts op. 72 (64) 606462
Funeral cantata after the death of Kaiser Joseph II. WoO 87 (2) 605839
"Gellert-Lieder", songs for alto and orchestra op. 48 (1) 602730
"Grande Fugue" in B flat major op. 133, adapted for string orchestra by Felix Weingartner (8) 606195
"Gratulations-Menuet", menuet in E flat major WoO 3 op. posth. (11) 606063
"Ich liebe dich" WoO 123, adaptation by Felix Weingartner (1) 603714
"In questa tomba oscura", concert aria WoO 133 (1) 602451
"Jenaer Symphony" in C major, composed by Friedrich Witt (12) 606187
Konzert für Violine und Orchester C-Dur WoO 5 (Bruchstück) (9) 600924
"Kriegslied der Österreich" ("War Song of the Austrians"), based on a text by Friedelberg, adapted by Karl Lohner (1) 600408
"Leonora", humorous burlesque of the "Leonore-Overture" (1) 606549
"Leonore", Earlier version of the opera "Fidelio" op. 72 (1) 601926
March from Symphony No. 3 E flat major op. 55 "Eroica", adaptation by Herbert Prikopa (1) 606443
Marsch zur großen Wachtparade in D major (3) 601483
Mass in C major op. 86 (10) 605393
"Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt" ("Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage"), cantata for chorus and orchestra op. 112 (2) 605395
Menuet and Contredanse (4) 601699
Missa solemnis in D major op. 123 (82) 605396
"Music to a Knightly Ballet" for orchestra WoO 1 (2) 606316
Octet in E flat major op. 103 for two Hautbois, two Clarinetts, two Horns and two Bassoons (1) 611592
Overture No. 1 to the opera "Leonore" op. 138 (36) 605387
Overture No. 2 to the opera "Leonore" op. 72a (59) 605389
Overture No. 3 to the opera "Leonore" op. 72b (368) 605390
Overture No. 4 to the opera "Leonore" op. posth. (Beethoven-Strasser), adaptation by Malcolm Arnold (2) 598933
Overture from the opera "La finta semplice" ("The pretended simpleton") (2) 607311
Overture in C major "Zur Namensfeier", composed for the name day of Kaiser Franz 1814 (11) 605397
Overture to the incidental music "König Stephan" op. 117 (47) 606733
Piano Trio No. 7 in B-flat Major ("Archduke") (1) 606632
"Primo amore piacer del ciel", aria for soprano and orchestra WoO 92 (5) 599097
Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G major op. 40 (65) 606065
Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 2 in F major op. 50 (134) 606066
Rondo in B flat major for piano and orchestra op. posth. (2) 606067
"Sacrificial song" for solo voice, chorus and orchestra op. 121b (1) 602149
Septet in E flat major op. 20 (5) 605405
Sonata for violin and piano No. 5 in F major op. 24 "Frühlingssonate" ("Spring sonata") (1) 597289
String Quartet F major op. 59 No. 1 "Rasumowsky" (1) 666954
Symphony No. 1 in C major op. 21 (207) 605407
Symphony No. 2 in D major op. 36 (224) 605409
Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major op. 55 "Eroica" (Arr.: Gustav Mahler) (3) 608972
Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major op. 55 "Heroic" (513) 605342
Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major op. 60 (228) 605343
Symphony No. 5 in c minor op. 67 (542) 605346
Symphony No. 6 in F major op. 68 "Pastoral" (318) 605348
Symphony No. 7 in A major op. 92 (489) 605349
Symphony No. 8 in F major op. 93 (317) 605351
Symphony No. 9 in d minor op. 125 "Choral" (325) 605352
"The Creatures of Prometheus", Overture op. 43a (118) 605403
"The Creatures of Prometheus", concert version of the ballet by Robert Heger (1) 602037
"The Creatures of Prometheus", music to the ballet by Salvatore Vigano op. 43 (5) 602143
"The Ruins of Athens", incidental music based on the drama by August von Kotzebue op. 113 (2) 600132
The Twelve German Dances WoO 8 "Redoutensaaltänze" (14) 605385
"Tremate, empi, tremate", terzet for soprano, tenor, basso and orchestra in B flat major op. 116 (1) 600303
Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin, Cello and Orchestra in C major op. 56 (58) 605451
Twelve Contredanses for Orchestra WoO 14 (15) 605412
Twelve Minuets for orchestra WoO 12 (3) 599148
Two humorous arias for basso (1) 600846
"Wellingtons Sieg oder Die Schlacht bei Vittoria" op. 91 (7) 605353
"Zapfenstreich" ("Military Tattoo"), march in F major for military music (4) 606070
Medien
CD

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli and the Wiener Symphoniker conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini live from the Wiener Musikverein in 1979.

CD

Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1/4

Friedrich Gulda as soloist and musical director of the Wiener Symphoniker in a historical recording from 1953.

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Beethoven – Painting and Music

In 2020, the Secession will partner with the Wiener Symphoniker to celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday with a singular multimedia experience.