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BEETHOVEN 2020 : 250th Anniversary

A week long special programming from 12 to 20 December

We bring Beethoven's 250th Anniversary celebration to a fitting close with an entire week dedicated to the composer! 

On Mezzo, from December 12 to 20: The Complete Piano Sonatas performed by Daniel Barenboim (PREMIERE), the Complete Symphonies and Concertos by some landmark artists of today and yesterday (Karajan, Bernstein, Zimerman, Thielemann, Blomstedt, Buniatishvili, Mutter…), the Complete String Quartets by The Belcea Quartet, Fidelio filmed in Vienna earlier this year, the Missa Solemnis by Nikolaus Harnoncourt and 3 great choreographies after the composer's oeuvre by John Neumeier, Maurice Béjart and Thierry Malandain.

The Complete Piano Sonatas + Diabelli Variations - Daniel Barenboim

Daniel Barenboim (c) Deutsche Grammophon

Filmed this year at the Boulez Saal, this new recording of the Complete Piano Sonatas by Daniel Barenboim will be broadcasted for the first time on Television.

Sonatas Nos. 1, 2, 3 - 12 December, 7:10pm - Sonatas Nos. 4, 5, 6 - 13 December, 9:50pm - Sonatas n°7, 8 "Pathétique", 9 - 14 December, 10pm - Sonatas Nos. 10, 11, 12 - 15 December, 9pm

Sonatas Nos. 13, 14 "Moonlight", 15 - 16 December, 7:20pm - Sonatas Nos. 16, 17 "The Tempest", 18 - 16 December, 10pm 

Sonatas Nos. 19, 20, 21 "Waldstein" - 17 December, 7:05pm 

Sonatas Nos. 22, 23 "Appassionata", 24 - 18 December, 10:15pm - Sonatas Nos. 25, 26 "Les Adieux", 27 - 18 December, 10pm

Sonatas Nos. 28, 29 "Hammerklavier" - 20 December, 6:30pm - Sonatas Nos 30, 31, 32 + Diabelli Variations - 20 December, 8:30pm