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Celebrate Ludwig van Beethoven's 250th birthday with our Beethoven Birthday Bash

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827).-

December 15, 2020

Join us in celebrating Ludwig van Beethoven's 250th birthday with a Beethoven Birthday Bash! On Dec. 16, we're playing Beethoven works all day long. Listen on-air or online, and follow our Twitter account to hear personal accounts from our hosts about what Beethoven's music means to them.

Can't get enough Beethoven in your life? Check out our other Beethoven-centric content for year-round enjoyment:

5 things you might have in common with Beethoven
On Beethoven's Birthday, The Three Periods
Classical Poetry: Read poems inspired by Beethoven's 'Scene by the Brook'
Brooklyn Rider's Nicholas Cords on Beethoven, gratitude and the power of creativity
Beethoven in 'Fantasia': Awesome, or awkward?
Beethoven's Disco Hit
A Celebration of Beethoven

Public Radio Custom Travel

Join us for wonderful trips to Europe, planned for late 2021 and 2022, where Beethoven will be featured and feted. New reservations can be made now risk-free. Find out more.

Classical Kids Music Lessons

Beethoven Bonanza

Classical Kids Corner

Episode 31 - The Genius of Beethoven

New Classical Tracks

Midori takes a COVID detour with Beethoven's Violin Concerto
Pianist Stephen Hough brings Beethoven's piano concertos into the 21st century

YourClassical's Favorites Stream

Listen to Beethoven works 24/7 on YourClassical's Favorites Stream through Dec. 31.

Beethoven YouTube Playlist

Fast-paced Beethoven YouTube Playlist