Beethoven Weekender

Day tickets

Illustration of Beethoven made up of instruments and Barbican architectural features

Hear all nine symphonies in one weekend, introduced by Beethoven specialist and broadcaster John Suchet and performed by brilliant orchestras from across the UK.

There'll be a 21st-century take on the composer when s t a r g a z e present Beethoven NEIN! with Matthew Herbert; specially introduced sessions of Beethoven's piano and instrumental music; talks, films and Level G events; plus the chance to hear Beethoven's own violin and take a look at one of his ear trumpets in a Beethoven exhibition.

Full line-up and timings to be announced at a later date.

Supported by DHL

£25*

Weekend tickets also available

£10*

14–25? Become a Young Barbican member.

£10*

*Excludes £3 booking fee

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