Sun 26 Jan 2020, 19:30
A master-pianist meets a 20th-century musical landmark that is simultaneously epic and intimate, fiercely intelligent and profoundly emotional.
Mon 27 Jan
–Thu 6 Feb 2020
Take a fascinating look at the life and work of Ludwig van Beethoven in this free touring exhibition created by DHL and Beethoven-Haus Bonn.
–Sun 2 Feb 2020
Join the ultimate celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven as we explore the man, the music, and his place in our time in a jam-packed festival weekend.
Join us on the Saturday or Sunday of our ultimate Beethoven celebration as we explore the man, the music, and his place in our time in a jam-packed festival weekend.
Thu 6 Feb 2020, 19:30
At the peak of his powers, Kissin finds something timeless and yet new every time he encounters Beethoven. Here he tackles three of the great Piano Sonatas: the Waldstein, Tempest and Pathétique.
Mon 10 Feb 2020, 19:30
The hype surrounding the young Norwegian soprano is nothing short of stratospheric, and the luxurious warmth of her voice will be on full display in an evening of lieder at their most darkly romantic.
Thu 13 Feb 2020, 19:30
Everything that Igor Levit plays is worth hearing, but this is something out of the ordinary: our Featured Artist performs a revelatory chamber version of Shostakovich’s haunted final symphony.
Fri 14 Feb 2020, 13:00
Trumpeter Simon Höfele opens this season’s ECHO series – the Barbican’s Europe-wide showcase for rising stars - with a dazzling flourish.
–Tue 18 Feb 2020
The world premiere of contemporary composer Max Richter’s new piece, Voices.
Wed 19 Feb 2020, 19:30
Featured Artist Igor Levit gleefully smashes through the bounds of the conventional piano recital, in an absorbing programme placing Beethoven, Brahms and Bartók in electrifying counterpoint.
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