In preparation for the Beethoven Festival at the National Arts Centre in September, NAC Music Director Alexander Shelley has created a 4 part video series all about Beethoven. Here, the first instalment – WHO WAS BEETHOVEN?
Many of you will have heard the name Beethoven before and many of you will have heard he is a legend. But the question is why? With great respect for tradition, he was an unwitting yet stalwart champion of modern ideals and helped to advance man’s right to self-determination. Beethoven’s philosophical outlook on humanity profoundly inspired his work, as did the immense personal challenges that he faced.
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