In April we look at what may be Beethoven's most underappreciated symphony.
Ludwig van Beethoven
In March we look at the "Eroica" and what made it truly revolutionary.
In February we look at the stories behind Ludwig van Beethoven's second symphony.
January begins our yearlong tour through the symphonies of Ludwig van Beethoven.
Hear insights and thrilling performances of the composer's symphonies each week.
Andrew Litton, music director of the Colorado Symphony, talks about the power of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. Recorded Sept. 16, 2014.
'It's sort of a rallying cry: This is going to be a great year for us.'
Most music fans have at least one group, composer or piece they adore that their friends and family won’t listen to -- or, more to the point, can’t stand. That’s how I feel about Beethoven’s late string quartets.
The Elias String Quartet performs Beethoven's "Grand Fugue" in 2012.