Programmes, concerts and features celebrating the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth.
Tom Service introduces the composer who innovated in every type of music he touched.
In 1808 Beethoven's four-hour benefit concert of challenging new music courted disaster..
Listen to programmes examining the life and works of Ludwig van Beethoven.
WNO and BBC NOW recreate the most remarkable concert of Beethoven's career.
Richard Wigmore recommends a recording of Beethoven's Symphony No 1 in C.
Kammerakademie Potsdam and Berlin Radio Chorus perform Beethoven's choral masterpiece.
The 2019 Great Music in Irish Houses Festival, with music by Brahms and Beethoven.
The 2019 Great Music in Irish Houses Festival, with music by Muriel Herbert and Beethoven.
Live from the Barbican, the European premiere of a dark new Beethoven-inspired opera.
Kirill Petrenko's inaugural concert with the Berlin Philharmonic as its chief conductor.
Conductor Marin Alsop and the historian Simon Schama tell us why Beethoven matters today.
BBC Radio 3 launches its 2020 celebrations of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth.