January begins our yearlong tour through the symphonies of Ludwig van Beethoven.
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.
A trailer for "Follwing the Ninth: In the Footsteps of Beethoven's Final Symphony."
As we gear up for our New Year's Eve Beethoven Bash, CPR Classical's Jean Inaba shares how to find the maestro's footprints in an unlikely place.