Beethoven 250 Festival

December 3, 2020

December 13, 2020




Events Description


Celebrate Ludwig van Beethoven: Disruptor, Innovator, Genius.

Adrianne Pieczonka with the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra conducted by Johannes Debus | December 3, 2020 | 8:00 PM

One of Canada’s biggest names in opera joins the COC orchestra and their Music Director, Johannes Debus, for a special evening of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 and excerpts from the opera Fidelio.

Gryphon Trio | December 06, 2020 | 3:00 PM

Gryphon Trio
Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin
Roman Borys, cello
Jamie Parker, piano

James Campbell, clarinet

The celebrated Canadian trio and one of our foremost pianists join hands for an all-star afternoon of chamber music.

Creative innovators with an appetite for discovery and new ideas, Gryphon Trio has commissioned over 85 new works and frequently collaborates on projects that push the boundaries of classical music. “Exquisite … the ensemble and tonal control can be almost breathtaking.” (BBC Magazine) “Music-making at its most communicative. (Toronto Star)

James Ehnes and Charles Richard-Hamelin with New Orford String Quartet | December 10, 2020 | 8:00 PM

Hailed as “an important new force in the chamber music arena” with a “dream-team line-up” (Strings), the Ehnes Quartet is comprised of four internationally renowned string musicians: violinists James Ehnes and Amy Schwartz Moretti, violist Richard O’Neill, and cellist Edward Arron.

“These four string virtuosos animate every note with uncommon power and passion as well as elegance. Listen and weep.” (Toronto Star) Consisting of the concertmasters and principal cellist and violist of the Montreal, Detroit, and Toronto Symphonies, the New Orford String Quartet has been described as “nothing short of electrifying” by the Toronto Star.

For this concert, each ensemble will play a favourite Beethoven quartet and then join forces for the Enescu Octet.

James Ehnes with Stewart Goodyear | December 11 – 13, 2020 | 8:00 PM

Beethoven Violin Sonatas concerts



Livestream tickets: $50

Package of all 3 James Ehnes with Stewart Goodyear Beethoven Violin Sonatas concerts: $75

Package of 6 Beethoven 250 Festival livestream concerts: $150

How to get tickets?

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Tickets: 416.408.0208


Date & Time:

December 3, 6, 10 – 13, 2020

Available online for seven days

Venue: Online
This concert will be livestreamed for ticket holders. It will be broadcast live from Koerner Hall, then available online for seven days.

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