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Beethoven’s Septet Goes Modern

Presented by Goethe-Institut Boston at Goethe-Institut Boston, Boston MA

Nov 17 2021
Beethoven’s Septet Goes Modern

Winsor Music and Sound Icon musicians perform online excerpts from Beethoven's Septet in 2020

Sound Icon and Winsor Music perform Beethoven’s Septet in E-flat major, op. 20 as well as the World Premieres of commissioned works by composers Heather Stebbins and Diana Rodriguez.

In celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday in 2020, the Goethe-Institut Boston commissioned the composers Heather Stebbins and Diana Rodriguez, both with strong ties to Boston, to compose works based on his Septet in E-flat major, op. 20. The premiere, performed by ensembles Sound Icon and Winsor Music alongside Beethoven’s septet, was to be premiered in November 2020 but had to be postponed due to the pandemic. We are thrilled to be able to  present the concert in person a year later to

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Tickets are free with rsvp on website.

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A pre-concert talk is planned for 6:30 pm.


Goethe-Institut Boston

170 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02116


    • Wheelchair Access

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Proof of vaccination or negative covid-19 test within 72 hours is required to attend the concert.

Face Masks Required: Yes
Social Distancing: Yes
Limited Capacity: Yes
Reservations Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: Yes

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