BEETHOVEN FOR A LATER AGE is Radio 4 Book of the Week

1st April 2016

Edward Dusinberre’s Beethoven for a Later Age has been selected for Radio 4’s Book of the Week next week. 5 episodes of readings from the book will be broadcast throughout the week, the first on Monday 4th April at 9.45am.

In the first episode, Edward Dusinberre recalls his first season as the Takacs Quartet’s first violinist. As he and his three fellow performers set out to perfect their performance of Beethoven’s Opus 18, no 1 he is preoccupied by questions of more individual and more integrated expression in the musical ensemble. He also finds that adapting to life as a touring musician has it’s challenges.

Click here to view Episode 1: An Audition.