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2014/2015 Calendar of Events

Please join us on Tuesday afternoons from 2:00-2:45 for "Clavichord to Fortepiano", a Mini Concert and Presentation featuring the Center's Historic Keyboard Collection by docent Dr. Richard Sogg. Current Schedule

November 5, 2014, 7:00 p.m.  First Wednesdays series. "Der Jüdische Bub” from Prague: Ignaz Moscheles and his Encounters with Beethoven." Lecture by Mark Kroll, Professor Emeritus at Boston University. FREE. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, Schiro Room 550.

December 13, 2014, 1-5 p.m. Beethoven Birthday Party and open house at the Beethoven Center. Program of vocal music from 2-3 p.m., including An die ferne Geliebte and other songs of Beethoven, Schubert & Haydn, with Richard Mix, bass, and Allan Crossman, piano. FREE. King Library Room 580 (Beethoven Center).

February 6, 2015, 12:10-12:50 p.m. NoonArts & Lectures presents Katya Grineva, piano. FREE. King Library 5th floor, Schiro Room 550.

February 21-22, 2015. Beethoven String Quartet Cycle Year 3 with the Auryn Quartet. Co-sponsored by the San Jose Chamber Music Society, the Beethoven Center, and the American Beethoven Society. For ticket information, go to the SJCMS website.

February 23-May, 2015. Beethoven in Politics. An exhibit from the collections of the Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies. King Library 5th floor (special collections exhibit hall and Beethoven Center). Free. Hours.

March 14, 2015. Young Pianist's Beethoven Competition with Master Teacher Mari Kodama. Concert Hall, San Jose State University. Competition: 9:30-12:30 (FREE). Masterclass: 2:30-4:30 ($15/general; $10/students with ID and seniors 65+). More information

March 15, 2015, 7:00 p.m. Mari Kodama, pianist. Le Petit Trianon. Tickets: $100 (includes reception with artist), $75, $55, $35, $25 (students with current ID and seniors 65+). More information/ticket orders

May 6, 2015, 7:00 p.m.  First Wednesdays series. "Beethoven Used Politically: Music as Propaganda in WWII." Lecture by Dr. William Meredith, Director, The Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies

July 24, 2015. 30th Anniversary Gala honoring Dr. Will Meredith, Founding Director of the Beethoven Center. Silver Creek Country Club, San Jose. Save the date! More information coming soon.

Stay tuned for more events, to be announced!