About this event
German culture experts Professor Karen Leeder and Professor Robert Vilain on the great German Romantic poetry that inspired Beethoven throughout his life, from Schiller’s 'Ode to Joy' to Goethe’s 'Egmont' and Treitschke’s 'Fidelio'.
No ticket required. Entry is on a first-come first-served basis (doors open 30 minutes before the event begins; capacity is limited)
Edited version broadcast on BBC Radio 3 during tonight's interval