The music of Ludwig van Beethoven has challenged and inspired generations of musicians and music lovers. His life-story is no less challenging and inspiring, overcoming as he did numerous personal struggles and crises to create some of the best known and loved music ever composed.
The various pages of this online collection contain a fascinating array of documentaries, long-form interviews, reviews, podcasts and live concert recordings.


Beethoven in when he was composing the Eroica Symphony by W J M hler
Beethoven in 1804, by W.J. Mähler

See also

  • Beethoven ReCYCLE
    Extended interviews with Michael Houstoun outlining his view of Beethoven’s sonatas, his own personal responses to them and the challenges of performing them.