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Season 34, Episode 9 Barenboim on Beethoven

First Aired: March 22, 2007

Daniel Barenboim performs five Beethoven sonatas: Nos. 5, 11, 19, 20 and 23 (“Appassionata”) in a 2005 performance at the Berlin Staatsoper. Also: Barenboim discusses the works with pianists Lang Lang, Shai Wosner, David Kadouch and Jonathan Biss.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)

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