Antonello Manacorda on Beethoven's Ninth at 200

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

An anniversary conversation on one of the great works of Western classical music

To mark the 200th anniversary of the premiere of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in Vienna, which took place on May 7, 1824, Gramophone’s podcast this week focuses on the work.

Antonello Manacorda has just completed a cycle of the nine symphonies with Akademie Potsdam for Sony Classical, including a brand-new Ninth. James Jolly went to visit him at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden , where he was conducting a run of Bizet’s Carmen.

This Gramophone Podcast is produced in association with Wigmore Hall.


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