This week David Zinman conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, an orchestra that plays on original instruments for the first time in his life. For years he has studied the Beethoven Symphonies, looking at phrasing, notation and metronome marks. Zinman’s recordings of the Beethoven symphonies sold over a million worldwide. This week he will translate this knowledge in these performances at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London on Tuesday 8 February at 19.00, with a pre-concert talk with the BBC journalist Rob Cowan at 17.45. The second performance is in Sheffield at the City Hall on Thursday 10 February and finally at the Anvil Theatre in Basingstoke on Saturday 12 February. The concerts in London and Basingstoke will be streamed live – a new venture for the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in collaboration with IC247, Internet Communication.
The performances can be viewed here: http://www.ustream.tv/user/OAETV
More information available here on the OAE website