Exactly 250 years after Beethoven's birth, in December 2020, a concert series with Beethoven's five piano concertos by Arthur and Lucas Jussen was planned. They didn't take place, but a birthday is not needed to play these masterpieces: the piano brothers still join the stage with the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra to play the concerts.
Podcast about Beethoven
Would you like to know more about Ludwig van Beethoven? Listen to the Masterminds episode below in which podcast maker Botte Jellema and musicologist Kees Wisse talk about the composer's life and music. The podcast is in Dutch.