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Beethoven at 250 Sandy Burnett Tuesday 03 March 2020

To celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth (December 1770), we’ll be exploring the composer’s great works.  

Visual illustrations include a selection of contemporary portraits. While musical examples are drawn from his genre-busting piano sonatas, quartets and symphonies, as well as from the revolutionary opera Fidelio. We’re talking about much more than just a musician here - Beethoven was a true Romantic artist, or as he preferred to describe himself, a “poet in sound”.

The time table is as follows:-

  • 10.00  Coffee, tea and biscuits on arrival
  • 10.30  Start of Morning Session 1
  • 12.00  Start of Morning Session 2
  • 13.00  Lunch
  • 14.00  Afternoon Session
  • 15.15  Depart

Price £25.00

(includes tea/coffee/biscuits on arrival and at lunchtime; bring your own packed lunch and we will give you a glass of wine/soft drink to go with it!)

Venue: Sutton Hall, Stockcross Church Road, Stockcross, Newbury RG20 8LN.

Contact:  Katy Weston