Oct 29 – Nov 1 | Mini-concerts in the exhibit
At 6:15 on the following evenings, enjoy short performances by students and faculty within the BTHVN on Tour exhibit:
Tue, Oct 29 | Mendelssohn String Quartet opus 13 (a work inspired by Beethoven)
Played by the Borromeo String Quartet
Beethoven String Quartet opus 59, No. 3
Jeein Kim, Isabelle Durrenberger, violins; Halam Kim, viola; Jasmine Pai, cello
Thu, Oct 31 | Beethoven String Quartet opus 131, No. 14 in C# Major
Victoria Pan, Juli Kim, Violins; Chiau-Rung Chen, viola; Weiting Sun, Cello
Fri, Nov 1 | Beethoven Violin Sonata
Qiyan Xing, violin
Beethoven String Quartet opus 127, No. 12 in Eb Major
Yebin Yoo, Julian Rhee, violins; Julian Seney, Viola; Annabel Hauk, cello
Tue, Oct 29 | “Ode to Joy” Flash Mob
Center Court, The Prudential Center
Approximately 11:30 a.m.
To celebrate not only Beethoven, but the special partnership between the Gewandhausorchester, Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO), and NEC, DHL will be “delivering” a flash mob of Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” at the Prudential Center on October 29 at around 11:30 a.m.
The performance will include strings and singers from New England Conservatory, alongside musicians from the BSO and Gewandhausorchester. Conducted by Anna Rakitina, the BSO’s newest assistant conductor, beginning in the 2019-2020 season.
Wed, Oct 30 | Panel Discussion: Conducting a Digital World
NEC's Williams Hall
Historically, access to classical music was reserved for of a small, elite group. Even today, easy access to this genre is not always guaranteed. Our panelists will talk about how innovative technologies support the democratization of classical music and are pushing boundaries—just as Beethoven did in his time.
- Prof. Andreas Schulz | CEO, Gewandhaus
- Malte Boecker | CEO, Beethoven-Haus Bonn
- Mark Volpe | President and CEO, Boston Symphony Orchestra
- Monika Schaller | Head of Communications, Sustainability & Brand, Deutsche Post DHL Group
- Birgit Gehring | Communications Director, IDAGIO
- Moderated by Nicholas Kitchen | NEC Violin Faculty and Member of the Borromeo String Quartet
Seating is limited to invited guests and NEC staff, faculty, and students, who may reserve seats by contacting Margie Apfelbaum
Wed, Oct 30 | NEC Philharmonia performs Beethoven's Symphony No. 7
NEC's Jordan Hall
The globally touring exhibit’s Boston stop will coincide with NEC Philharmonia's performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7. Reserve your free tickets