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Why Listening to Beethoven Still Matters

Photo by Robert Eddy
Composer Erik Nielsen

Vermont composer, lecturer, mentor, and singer Erik Nielsen will give a pair of talks about Beethoven on Wednesday afternoon as part of the Manchester Music Festival. Nielsen spoke with VPR Classical's Kari Anderson about our continued fascination with Beethoven - the man, and his music.

Broadcast Wednesday July 30th, at 8:30 a.m.

Erik Nielsen lectures at the Southern Vermont Arts Center Wednesday afternoon from 2-4:15:

  • 2 - 3 p.m. Why Listening to Beethoven Still Matters 
  • 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. The Emperor Concerto and Symphony #7 
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