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Some of the concerts featuring Beethoven around the country...

The BBC Philharmonic is performing Beethoven's Nine Symphonies in concerts at the end of May and mid-June.

July

Saturday 02 July 2005, 19:15
St Andrew's Parish Church, Aldborough
Sinfonia ViVA
Brian Woulfe, piano
Beethoven Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No 1 in C, Op 15
Tickets: 01423 322586 
Tuesday 05 July 2005, 11:00
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham
The Lindsays
Beethoven String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131
Tickets: 01242 227979
Wednesday 06 July, 2005, 11:00
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham
Florestan Trio
Beethoven Piano Trio in D, Op.70'2
Tickets: 01242 227979
Wednesday 06 July 2005, 19:45
Cadogan Hall, London 
London Concert Choir/ Mark Forkgen, conductor
Counterpoint
Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor, 'Choral', Op 125
Tickets: 020 7937 7540
Thursday 07 July 2005, 22:15
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham
Florestan Trio
Beethoven Piano Trios Op 11 and Op 1'3
Tickets: 01242 227979
Friday 08 July 2005, 20:00
Hall for Cornwall, Truro 
Dmitri Alexeev, piano
Beethoven:
Sonata for Piano No 14 in C sharp minor, 'Moonlight', Op 27/2
Sonata for Piano No 17 in D minor (Tempest), Op 31 No 2
Email: seatsplease@hallforcornwall.demon.co.uk
Tickets: 01872 262466
Friday 08 July 2005, 19:30
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, Oxford 
Mark Tanner, piano
Beethoven:
Sonata for Piano No 8 in C minor, 'Pathétique', Op 13
Sonata for Piano No 14 in C sharp minor, 'Moonlight', Op 27/2
Email: ticketsoxford@oxfordplayhouse.com
Tickets: 01865 305305
Friday 08 July 2005, 19:30
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham
Florestan Trio
Beethoven Piano Trios Op1'1 and Op1'2
Tickets: 01242 227979
Saturday 09 July 2005, 19:30
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham
Florestan Trio
Beethoven:
Variations in E flat, Op 44
Piano Trios Op 70'1 (Ghost) and Op 97 (Archduke)
Tickets: 01242 227979
Saturday 09 July 2005,19:30
Ringwood Parish Church, Ringwood 
Salisbury Sinfonia/ Tim Murray, conductor
Alex Afia, violin
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D, Op 61
Wednesday 13 July 2005. 19:30
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham
Imogen Cooper, piano
Beethoven:
Falstaff Variations
Piano Sonata no. 28 in A Op 101
Thursday 14 July 2005, 19:50
Paxton House, Paxton, Berwick-upon-Tweed
Gusztáv Fenyo, piano
Beethoven:
Sonata for Piano No 3 in C, Op 2 No 3
Sonata for Piano No 30 in E, Op 109
Email: info@paxtonhouse.com
Tickets: 01289 386291
Friday 15 July 2005, 15:00
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham
Nicolas Hodges, piano
Beethoven Sonata no. 28 in A Op 101 and Fantasie Op 77
Tickets: 01242 227979
Wednesday 27 July, 22:00
Royal Albert Hall - Proms
Manchester Camerata / Douglas Boyd
Beethoven:
Overture - The Creatures of Prometheus
Symphony No.8
Tickets: 020 7589 8212

    August - September

    Thursday 11 August, 19:30
    Royal Albert Hall - Proms
    BBC Symphony Orchestra/ Ingo Metzmacher
    Gianluca Cascioli, piano
    Beethoven:
    Piano Concerto No.4
    Tickets: 020 7589 8212
    Saturday 13 August, 19.00
    Royal Albert Hall - Proms
    Ulster Orchestra/ Thierry Fischer
    Beethoven Symphony No. 5
    Tickets: 020 7589 8212
    Friday 19 August, 19:00
    Royal Albert Hall - Proms
    LSO/ Colin Davis
    Beethoven Symphony no.3 'Eroica'
    Tickets: 020 7589 8212
    Saturday 20 August, 19:30
    Royal Albert Hall - Proms
    London Philharmonic Choir
    Finchley Children's Music Group
    London Philharmonic Orchestra/ Kurt Masur
    Christine Goerke (soprano)/ Carolin Masur (mezzo-soprano)
    Thomas Studebaker (tenor)/ Hanno Müller-Brachmann (bass)
    Beethoven Symphony no.9 'Choral'
    Tickets: 020 7589 8212
    Thursday 25 August, 19:30
    Royal Albert Hall - Proms
    BBC Symphony Orchestra/ Andrew Davis
    Beethoven Symphony no.7
    Tickets: 020 7589 8212
    Monday 29 August, 19:30
    Royal Albert Hall - Proms
    Emmanuel Ax, piano
    Tonhalle Orchestra/ David Zinman
    Beethoven Piano Concerto no.3
    Tickets: 020 7589 8212
    Wednesday 31 August, 19:30
    Royal Albert Hall - Proms
    Emily Magee (soprano)
    Yvonne Naef (mezzo-soprano)
    Jonas Kaufmann (tenor)
    Franz-Josef Selig (bass)
    Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
    The Cleveland Orchestra/ Franz Welser-Möst
    Beethoven Missa Solemnis
    Tickets: 020 7589 8212
    Tuesday 6 September, 19:00
    Royal Albert Hall - Proms
    Chamber Orchestra of Europe/ Thomas Ades
    Beethoven:
    Overture - Namensfeier
    Symphony no.4
    Tickets: 020 7589 8212

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