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Beethoven events elsewhere

We will post listings of events that are devoted to Beethoven performances, lectures, exhibits, etc., or for which Beethoven's music is the primary event. To post your Beethoven event on our website, please send an email to the webmaster with the following information in this format:

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Date (days/months/year) of the event
Name of event/performer/presenter/sponsoring organization
Title of Beethoven work to be performed, lecture, etc
Place and time of performance
Website address for more information

Event listings must be received at least two weeks prior to the first performance

  • San Francisco Bay Area Events
  • Other Events in the U.S.
  • Events Outside the U.S.

The listing below include only the Beethoven work(s) on the programs. For full program listing, follow the links.

August 26, 2017 - Axel Schmitt, piano
Beethoven Piano Sonata Cycle

August 27, 2017 - Alin Adamyan, piano
Piano Sonata in D minor, Op. 31, no. 2

September 16, 2017 - Pacific Chamber Orchestra
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58

October 7, 8, and 9, 2017 - Santa Rosa Symphony
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37

October 8, 2017 - George Li, piano (San Francisco Symphony presentation)
Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57

October 15, 2017 - Desby, Graber & Rose
Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 11

October 22, 2017 - Calidore String Quartet
String Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 127

October 28, 2017 - Jon Nakamatsu with the Peninsula Symphony
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 ("Emperor")

November 16, 17, and 18, 2017 - Pinchas Zukerman/San Francisco Symphony
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61

November 17, 2016 - WinterMezzo Notable Encounter Insight
Violin Sonata No. 1 in D major, op. 12 no. 1

January 11, 12, and 13, 2018 - San Francisco Symphony
Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b

January 20, 2018 - Telegraph String Quartet
String Quartet in A major, Op. 18, no. 5

February 8, 9, and 10, 2018 - Garrick Ohlsson/San Francisco Symphony
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 ("Emperor")

February 15, 16, and 17, 2018 - San Francisco Symphony
Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 ("Eroica")

February 18, 2018 - Gould Chamber Music at Legion of Honor
Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 97

February 24, 2018 - Stewart Goodyear, piano
Piano Sonata in E major, Op. 109

March 11, 2018 - St Martin in the Fields
Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68

April 12, 13, and 14, 2018 - Paul Lewis/San Francisco Symphony
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37

April 17, 2018 - András Schiff, piano
Piano Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp major, Op. 78
Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-flat major, Op. 81a

April 28, 2018 - Symphony of the Redwoods
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36

For other classical music events in the Bay Area, see San Francisco Classical Voice

Other Events in the U.S.:

Center for Beethoven Research, Boston University
Mini-conference, Wednesday, October 18, 9 a.m. - noon

Seventh New Beethoven Research Conference

8-9 November 2017, Rochester (NY)
Hyatt Regency Rochester, Ballroom A/B

The Seventh International New Beethoven Research Conference (NBR 7) will take place Wednesday, November 8 and Thursday morning, November 9, 2017, in Rochester, NY, in the Hyatt Regency Rochester, Ballroom A/B.

Organizers: David Levy (2017 Conference Chair, Wake Forest University), Joanna Biermann (University of Alabama), William Kinderman (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), William Meredith (emeritus director, Beethoven Center, SJSU), and Julia Ronge (Beethoven-Haus, Bonn)
Sponsored by the American Beethoven Society, the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, Wake Forest University, and the American Musicological Society

For more information, including the schedule, the list of presentations, and the abstracts, please see the following website: 
Seventh International New Beethoven Research Conference
Contact: David Levy, email:  levy -at- wfu.edu

The conference is free and open to the public.