Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major

Discovering Beethoven with Joachim Kaiser and Christian Thielemann

The Beethoven cycle of the 21st century!

Christian Thielemann has joined forces with the prestigious Wiener Philharmoniker in a unique and monumental project BEETHOVEN 9, their first-ever recording of all 9 Symphonies in full high definition and Surround Sound. This recording from the Golden Hall of Vienna´s Musikverein was accompanied by nine(!) hour-long documentaries, one on each symphony, featuring Christian Thielemann and Germany´s most eminent music critic, Prof. Joachim Kaiser. From insights into Beethoven´s musical thinking to interpretational comparisons, including excerpts from legendary performances by Karajan, Bernstein, Böhm, Järvi etc., to historical perspectives – no aspect of Beethoven´s symphonic work will remain untreated! Those documentaries are all available on

Movie director : Christoph Engel
Collection : The Beethoven Symphonies As Seen by Christian Thielemann

Duration : 51 min
Production date : 2010
Production : © Unitel
Available version(s) : DE ST EN, DE ST FR, DE ST ES, DE ST ZH

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