Ludwig van Beethoven

Spotlight to Mark the 250th Anniversary of the Composer's Birth

There are good reasons for his reputation as a Titan of music history: Ludwig van Beethoven, born on 17 December 1770, achieved perfection in nearly all musical genres, bringing the classical era to its culmination and throwing wide the door to romanticism and the modern age. The greatest interpreters of our time celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth, with some series spread over two seasons.