THE MYSTERIES OF BEETHOVEN
Beethoven – Serenade in D, op. 25
Beethoven – Cello Sonata in A, op. 69
Beethoven – String Quartet in E-flat, op. 127
All Beethoven. All weekend long. On March 26, 1827, Ludwig Van Beethoven died in Vienna. The day after, a twelve-year-old boy took a lock of his hair as a souvenir. 167 years later, the lock of hair was sold to two Americans. Author Russell Martin investigated the incredible journey in his book “Beethoven’s Hair.” Join author Russell Martin and the Festival musicians as they explore the historic and scientific journey of one of the world’s greatest composers with musical examples in this unique weekend of music that also explores history, science, literature, and politics on the global stage.
Friday, March 1, 2013, 6 p.m.
Notable Encounter INSIGHT
Masonic Lodge, San Luis Obispo
In this interactive short concert presentation, author Russell Martin will explain his investigative journey from the national bestselling book “Beethoven’s Hair,” and the Festival musicians will accompany with musical examples.
$22 – BUY TICKETS
Saturday, March 2, 2013, 6 p.m.
Notable Encounter DINNER
The Home of Sharon and Dennis Schneider
Sit down with the guest artists for an evening of mystery, intrigue and the power of the music of Beethoven at the home of Sharon and Dennis Schneider. Enjoy wine and dinner and then sit back as the musicians take us inside the music.
$125 – SOLD OUT!
Sunday, March 3, 2013, 3 p.m.
United Methodist Church, San Luis Obispo
Hear all of the complete works at United Methodist Church.
$29-$51 – BUY TICKETS
Special Added Event:
Join the Lifelong Learners of the Central Coast in a book group to discuss Beethoven’s Hair by Russell Marin at Coalesce Bookstore, 845 Main Street, Morro Bay, on Sunday February 10 at 1:00pm. Please RSVP to Janet at 805-781-3009 to reserve your seat for what will undoubtedly be a scintillating conversation on science, history, music and Beethoven!