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Smooth Classics with Margherita Taylor 10pm - 1am
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Classical music on the big screen
Set in Vienna in 1804, this film brings the first performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 ('Eroica') to life in its full dramatic glory. Fellow composers Ferdinand Ries and Haydn also feature in the film, which ends with Beethoven looking out at the audience, momentarily unable to hear - a gloomy sign of things to come.