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Short Course: Exploring Beethoven’s Soundscape

Thursday, February 27, 2020 2 PM The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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This course considers the musical, technological, artistic, and social environment in which Beethoven’s first performers and audiences experienced his music. The Met’s curators Jayson Dobney and Bradley Strauchen-Scherer draw on instruments and art from across The Met’s collection to explore this interwoven narrative. The course includes demonstrations and performances of Beethoven’s chamber music on period instruments.

Part of: Beethoven Celebration

Tuition: $225 (includes museum admission)
(This three-session course is sold as one unit; individual dates cannot be purchased.)

This event explores many of the instruments that will be featured during the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique’s cycle of Beethoven symphonies at Carnegie Hall on February 19, February 20, February 21, February 23, and February 24.

Venue Information

Art Study Room, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue | Manhattan
metmuseum.org | 212-396-5460

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