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Introducing…the ‘other’ Beethoven.

Wed Aug 27 2014

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This autumn we bring you the music of the ‘other’ Beethoven: George Onslow.

Such was his fame in his day that he was nicknamed ‘The French Beethoven’, yet today the music of this Anglo-French composer is largely forgotten.

Hear his Symphony No.1 alongside Beethoven’s Symphony 3 at the Royal Festival Hall on 22 October and at Basingstoke’s Anvil on 24 October.

Buy the star of our trailer, the Beethoven action figure in our online shop.

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