Beethoven's Complete Symphonies
Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Three decades on from his pioneering period instrument Beethoven series, Sir John Eliot Gardiner celebrates Beethoven’s 250th birthday with a bold new vision of this greatest of all symphonic cycles.
Gardiner conducts Beethoven: Symphony No 1
From the anarchic chords that open his First Symphony, Beethoven’s symphonies are more than just music: they’re acts of revolution.
Gardiner conducts Beethoven: Symphony Nos 2 and 3
If Beethoven’s Second Symphony is the sound of a young artist stretching his wings, the Third – the Eroica – is the moment when his genius takes flight.
Sir John Eliot Gardiner: Beethoven Symphony Open Rehearsals
Members are invited to these exclusive open rehearsals with Sir John Eliot Gardiner, ahead of concerts in his Beethoven Symphony Cycle with Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique.
Gardiner conducts Beethoven: Symphony Nos 4 and 5
Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s Beethoven Symphony cycle reaches its halfway point with the most famous four notes in the history of music.
Gardiner conducts Beethoven: Symphony Nos 6 and 7
Birds sing, horns call and streams flow: there’s no experience more refreshing than Beethoven’s lovely Pastoral symphony. And there’s none more exuberantly physical than his unstoppable Seventh.
Gardiner conducts Beethoven: Symphony Nos 8 and 9
Beethoven’s Ninth is the summit of any Beethoven cycle; some might say of classical music itself. All the more reason to pair it with the uproarious Eighth – pure comedy, delivered with a punch.