Beautiful Beethoven

December 15, 2017
Painting of Beethoven
"Beethoven" by Joseph Karl Stieler - Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia

On this week's Prairie Performances, Friday at 7 pm on WILL-FM 90.9: Simone Lamsma performs Beethoven’s Violin concerto on a “Mlynarski” Stradivarius, manufactured in 1718, with the Illinois Symphony directed by newly appointed conductor Ken Lam. The concert themed “Beautiful Beethoven” comes just in time to commemorate Beethoven’s 247th birthday on Saturday, December 16.

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"Beautiful Beethoven" (1/20/17)

Illinois Symphony Orchestra
Ken Lam, conductor
Simone Lamsma, violin

Beethoven  | Ov "Creatures of Prometheus"

Beethoven  |  Violin Concerto in D
                          Simone Lamsma, violin (“Mlynarski” Stradivarius, 1718)

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