CANCELED: Ludwig van Beethoven: his music and influence
The current public health concern involving the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is continuing to unfold. The Library has been working closely with local and state authorities to make decisions that prioritize public health and safety. Per CDC guidelines for public gatherings, out of an abundance of caution, most events will be canceled or postponed until such time as more information is available and health officials provide updated guidance. At this time, these are only precautionary measures as we consider and care for the safety of our patrons. We are working on rescheduling the program in the future.
In 2020, the world marks the 250th birthday of one of classical music’s singular artists, Ludwig van Beethoven. Born in 1770, the composer influenced the development of music in remarkable and definitive ways.
The influence that composer Ludwig van Beethoven had on the progression of music history cannot be overstated. His defiant approach towards music and composing paved the way for artists today to express themselves as they truly desire.
In this lecture you will gain an understanding of this complicated genius and learn how over 150 years later he is still influencing the world today.
Presented by Dan Lupo, who has published over 15 books on music and music theory through his book publishing company Encore Music Books. He is the owner of A to G School of Music, as well as the founder of Five Minute Mozart - an online video tutorial program which provides music theory education for beginning to intermediate students. With more than one million total views, these video courses have been seen in every country and state and are currently being utilized by music teachers and students all over the world.
The program consists of a spoken lecture, playing of some classical recordings, and a live piano performance.
- Monday, June 8, 2020
- 7:00pm - 8:30pm
- Livingston - Program Room
- Livingston Public Library