Tuesday 10 September 2013

Beethoven Marathon in for WaterAid and The Connection at St Martin-in-the-Fields.

Julian Jacobson
Pianist Julian Jacobson will be performing all of Beethoven's piano sonatas in a marathon lasting from 9.15am to 10pm. The event takes place at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square and is to raise money for WaterAid and The Connection at St Martin-in-the-Fields. Jacobson will be playing the 32 sonatas from memory, in chronological order except for a lunch-time concert at 1pm on the day which will consist of Beethoven's Hammerklavier Sonata and the Sonata in E minor op.90. The evening of the marathon will be structured as a special all-Beethoven concert starting at 7pm. This isn't the first time that Jacobson has done the feat, he performed a similar marathon 10 years ago. Julian is also keeping a marathon blog.

 Admission is free during the day with donations to charity welcome, the evening event Total Beethoven (7pm) is ticketed / Box Office: 020 7766 1100.

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