October 8 - December 15, 2018.
"Beethoven Loves the Brentanos."
An exhibit exploring Beethoven's relationship with Antonie Brentano and her family, featuring the newly acquired first edition of the Seventh Symphony inscribed to her by Beethoven and the manuscript of his letter to Franz Brentano regarding the gift. Was she the "Immortal Beloved?" Revisit the evidence for her candidacy, find out more about the other works he either dedicated or inscribed to her, and explore how the 7th Symphony fits into their story.
Beethoven Center Exhibits at other venues:
National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Canada, September 13-22, 2018.
See also our online exhibits.