THE CENTER FOR BEETHOVEN RESEARCH AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES A SYMPOSIUM ON BEETHOVEN’S PIANOS, THEIR MECHANISMS, THEIR SOUND, AND PLAYING TECHNIQUES, AS THEY RELATE TO PERFORMING HIS PIANO SONATAS
WHEN: Monday, November 8
SESSION 1: 3:30-6:30 pm
SESSION 2: 8-10 pm
WHERE: The Concert Hall, School of Music, Boston University, 855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA, 02215.
PARTICIPANTS will include scholars, performers, instrument makers, curators of instrument collections, and historical instrument experts. We shall have a menagerie of instruments to demonstrate and discuss! The afternoon session will encompass the instruments themselves, their mechanisms, construction, tuning, etc. And the evening session will be devoted to lecture-demonstrations and performances of Beethoven works for keyboard.
PLEASE let Professor Yudkin, Co-Director of the Center for Beethoven Research. know if you would like to attend: email@example.com. There are subvention funds to cover expenses, especially for graduate students.
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New publications by the Center’s co-directors:
With the final installment on Op. 123 and 124, the series The Critical Reception of Beethoven’s Compositions by His German Contemporaries is now complete and available on the publications page of the website.