Beethoven 250

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Born in 1770 into an age of political turmoil and social unrest, Beethoven wrote music marked by the spirit of revolution. Wigmore Hall’s season-long exploration of the composer’s timeless art (covering all of his instrumental and chamber works) is certain to reveal fresh insights, first and foremost in a special opening weekend festival.

Throughout 2019/20, Wigmore will feature complete surveys of the composer’s piano, violin, and cello sonatas; the complete string quartets; the complete piano trios; and the complete string trios. We also begin a two-season series of Beethoven’s piano variations, while there are red-letter Beethoven dates too.

Our Beethoven Celebration has been made possible thanks to a lead gift from André and Rosalie Hoffmann, the Foyle Foundation, and additional support from the Beethoven Circle.


Forthcoming Beethoven 250 Concerts

Autumn 2019 Wigmore Series

Booking is now open for Wigmore Series concerts and Learning events for September - December 2019

Spring 2020 Wigmore Series

Booking is now open for Wigmore Series concerts and Learning events for January - March 2020.