Beethoven in 250 words.

Beethoven at 250: famous figures share what his music means to them, in 250 words

3-year-old conductor

This 3-year-old kid conducting to Beethoven’s Fifth is the future of classical music

Slate article tells classical fans to ‘stop calling Beethoven by his last name’

‘Fullnaming’ Mozart and Beethoven to fight sexism and racism? Twitter squabbles over Slate article

This absolutely epic Beethoven ‘Ode to Joy’ flashm

This absolutely epic Beethoven ‘Ode to Joy’ flashmob is still the greatest

Chopin Beethoven 5

Beethoven's Fifth Symphony reworked in the style of Chopin is absolutely exquisite

André Rieu’s version of Beethoven’s ‘Ode to Joy’ is currently topping the iTunes singles chart

Beethoven’s ‘Ode to Joy’ tops UK singles download chart