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Live music returns to Geneva... with distancing

Choir and orchestra fill historic concert hall for socially-distanced Beethoven’s Ninth

Beaker Ode to Joy

The Muppets predicted music in lockdown… in a Beethoven video from 10 years ago

Chaichana the elephant dances to a Beethoven piano sonata

Watch this friendly elephant experience a Beethoven piano sonata

‘Old MacDonald Had a Farm’ reworked in the style of Beethoven

‘Old MacDonald Had a Farm’ reworked in the style of Beethoven is a stroke of genius

Rats prefer jazz to classical music

Controversial study shows rats prefer jazz to classical music, when on drugs

Stephen Fry says Beethoven’s music ‘brought colour back’ to his life when he had depression

Stephen Fry on his depression, and how Beethoven’s music ‘brought colour back’

Austria’s Brucknerhaus set to reopen its doors with summer performance of Beethoven

Austria’s Brucknerhaus Linz set to reopen with a series of summer concerts

Classical music on Netflix

How to get your classical music fix on Netflix

Kanneh-Mason Beethoven

The Kanneh-Mason family live-streamed a brilliant Beethoven concerto in lockdown

NYO invites NYCGB to perform socially distanced ‘Ode to Joy’

Young musicians of the UK invite the world to a massed performance of Beethoven’s ‘Ode to Joy’


Vaughan Williams and Beethoven top the Classic FM Hall of Fame 2020

Beethoven zooms to the top of the Classic FM Hall of Fame in his 250th anniversary year

Listening to classical music will help students learn, says new study.

Chopin and Beethoven helps students pass exams, classical music study reveals

'Five Elise'

Beethoven’s ‘Fur Elise’ but it’s in a jazzy 5/4... so ‘Five Elise’

Rotterdam Philharmonic Beethoven Skype concert

This orchestra’s Beethoven ‘Ode to Joy’ Skype concert is everything the world needs

Perth Concert Hall

Audience member at Beethoven symphony concert tests positive for coronavirus

Kassandra Wedel dances to Beethoven's Symphony No. 5

Deaf hip-hop dancer uses Beethoven to make a powerful point about music

Alicia Keys plays Beethoven in honour of Kobe Bryant

Alicia Keys plays Beethoven’s ‘Moonlight’ Sonata in heartfelt tribute to Kobe Bryant

Classic FM’s John Suchet to present Northern Sinfonia’s Big Beethoven weekend at Sage Gateshead

Classic FM partner orchestras gather at Sage Gateshead for Beethoven Symphonies marathon