Music@Menlo pays homage to Beethoven on November 22

by Contributed Content on November 20, 2020

In December 1770, Ludwig van Beethoven was born in the German city of Bonn. Beethoven would struggle through a life and career of severe personal and professional challenges to literally change the art of music and how it was perceived and consumed by the public.

This 250th-anniversary concert on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 5:00 pm pays tribute to his art with two slices of his rich output for violin and piano, and for piano trio: his technically dazzling “Kreutzer” Sonata from his “heroic” period, and his first published work, the effervescent Piano Trio in E-flat major.

Artists David Finckel, Wu Han, and Arnaud Sussmann will also share their musical and personal thoughts on the works. Purchase tickets at $25 each.
For Explorers Series events: You will receive an e-mail at least 48 hours prior to each concert, with a link to the performance page and instructions on how to watch. Explorers Series concerts are all available to watch for one week after their premiere.

 

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