Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
June 8, 2006 Beethoven's Fourth Symphony is often overshadowed by the more dynamic Third and Fifth symphonies.
June 7, 2006 Beethoven's Third Symphony, a turning point in music history, was long and technically challenging.
February 18, 2013 The acclaimed soloist leads a venerable orchestra through two beloved pieces.
November 19, 2012 A leading conductor and an author explain the resonances behind a famous phrase in music.
April 18, 2010 Hear NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin new releases by young classical musicians.
November 3, 2010 The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer would like to pore over a few scores with Beethoven.
March 11, 2011 The week in classical music: a new photo of Chopin and nore discussion of James Levine.
January 10, 2011 The L.A. Philharmonic's uneven debut cinecast proved that the orchestra is still the star.
August 2, 2011 Memorable performances from a fabled summer festival, newly available.
October 24, 2013 From pulsating techno to a sublime adagio, what happens when two opposite musical realms collide.
March 19, 2013 New albums of music by the "Three Bs" prove going back to basics has its advantages.
February 27, 2013 With retirement imminent, the Pope will have more time to indulge in his love of music.
November 8, 2012 Christopher Walken, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Catherine Keener try to make beautiful music.
March 8, 2012 The excesses of the early 18th century take a decisive hit from a reformer.
June 7, 2011 A new biography documents Szell's success as the long-tenured leader of the Cleveland Orchestra.
April 21, 2011 Watch the famed flutist teach young musicians the European style in a serenade by Beethoven.
December 10, 2010 The eighth blackbird flutist was floored after hearing the fiery violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja.
October 25, 2010 And a little child shall lead them: See a 3-year-old's take on conducting.
December 12, 2006 WGUC music director Kent Teeters compiled this list of the year's best classical CD discoveries.