Beethoven’s Complete Symphonies on Tour with the Wiener Philharmoniker
In honor of the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven, Andris Nelsons, and the Wiener Philharmoniker perform the master composer’s complete symphonies in the cities of Paris, Hamburg, Munich, and Vienna. Nelsons recently conducted the 2020 Wiener Philharmoniker New Year’s Concert for the first time, drawing in an audience of 2,854 at the Musikverein, as well as a global audience estimated 40 million people, with the concert broadcast in 90 countries.
The CD and DVD recording of the concert is now available for purchase via Amazon. Part of his ongoing relationship with the Wiener Philharmoniker, they joined forces to record the complete symphonies of Beethoven, released by Deutsche Grammophon in October 2019. For more information and purchase links of the specially commissioned deluxe box of Beethoven’s Complete Symphonies, click here.
The tour will begin in Paris with four concerts at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées (25, 26, 28 & 29 February) before repeating the cycle at Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie (3, 4, 6 & 7 March) and the Philharmonie am Gasteig in Munich (9, 10, 11 & 12 March). They will also visit the Cologne Philharmonie (1 March) and Festspielhaus Baden-Baden (14 March) for single concerts and complete their Beethoven odyssey with two complete cycles of the symphonies at the Musikverein (23 May-7 June).