Lectures on Beethoven's Symphonies - 18th to 20th Nov. at Goethe Zentrum

Goethe-Zentrum and Hyderabad Western Music Foundation are pleased to invite you to a series of three lectures on symphonies by one of the greatest Western composers, Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), who is regarded as a vital figure in the culmination of the “Viennese Classical” school of musical composition and in the launching of the Romantic era in Western culture. Three of his nine symphonies (major works for orchestra) will be discussed and heard in the lectures.

Beethoven’s Symphonies

18th November - Symphony No 5

19th November - Symphony No 3

20th November - Symphony No 7

Venue: Goethe-Zentrum, 20 Journalist Colony, Banjara Hills

About the speaker: Dr. Mark Lindley, a noted musicologist as well as an historian of modern India and a teacher of economics, has published more than a dozen books and more than 100 scholarly papers. Born in Washington DC in 1937, he studied at Harvard University (A.B.), the Juilliard School of Music (M.S.) and Columbia University (D. Phil.), and has taught at Columbia University, Washington University, Oxford University, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Istanbul Technical University, the University of Kerala and the Central University of Hyderabad, where he is currently the Chair Professor in the School of Economics.