Classic FM go behind-the-scenes to film rehearsals for Celebrating with Beethoven

Beethoven from the London Mozart Players

The magic of Beethoven's monumental 'Emperor' Piano Concerto!This Sunday Howard Shelley and the London Mozart Players celebrate Beethoven's 250th anniversary year with performances of all five of the composer's piano concertos at London's St John’s Smith Square ?

Posted by Classic FM on Friday, 6 March 2020

Classic FM went behind-the-scenes to film rehearsals for Celebrating with Beethoven, capturing the first movement of the magnificent ‘Emperor’ Concerto.

All five Beethoven piano concertos will be performed in one spectacular afternoon at St John’s Smith Square on Sunday 8 March , marking the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth and Howard Shelley’s 70th Birthday- Now that’s what we call a Shelleybration!

Classic FM’s John Suchet, long-standing friend of Howard and LMP, will be in attendance at these three linkedconcerts. Having written six books on Beethoven, John has become one of the most renowned experts on the subject and will be doing a signing of ‘Beethoven: The Man Revealed’ (The Sunday Times bestseller), which has been revised and updated for the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth.

Celebrating with Beethoven

Sunday 9 March – 3pm, 5pm, 7.30pm

St John’s Smith Square, London


Piano Concertos No.1 – No.5


Book one concert: £20

Book two concerts (any combination): £32

Book all three: £45