THE IDEA

2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, which will be recognized with events around the world. Beethoven Rocks Winston-Salem is a communitywide effort that will allow everyone to experience why even today, Beethoven Rocks.

Nearly 30 different area arts organizations are marking the milestone with a series of performances and activities across many different venues and disciplines. Check out the events calendar to learn more.

Mercedes-Benz of Winston-Salem, which is celebrating its 50th year in 2020, is the presenting sponsor for this grassroots collaboration.

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February 2020

Orchestra Rocks & Swings: A Mary Starling In-School Education Concert

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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One event on February 12, 2020 at 11:40 am

One event on February 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on February 13, 2020 at 11:40 am

Reynolds Auditorium, 301 Hawthorne Rd NW
Winston-Salem, NC 27104 United States

This interactive concert by the Winston-Salem Symphony invites students to participate with the orchestra from their seats. The Orchestra Rocks & Swings will teach students about rhythm in the year of Beethoven, students will lift their voices and sing Ode to Joy from Beethoven's beloved Symphony No. 9. Curriculum for this performance is provided by Carnagie Hall's Link Up Education Program and is presented in partnership with the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools.

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Orchestra Rocks & Swings: A Mary Starling In-School Education Concert

February 12 @ 11:40 am - 12:25 pm
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One event on February 12, 2020 at 11:40 am

One event on February 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on February 13, 2020 at 11:40 am

Reynolds Auditorium, 301 Hawthorne Rd NW
Winston-Salem, NC 27104 United States

This interactive concert by the Winston-Salem Symphony invites students to participate with the orchestra from their seats. The Orchestra Rocks & Swings will teach students about rhythm in the year of Beethoven, students will lift their voices and sing Ode to Joy from Beethoven's beloved Symphony No. 9. Curriculum for this performance is provided by Carnagie Hall's Link Up Education Program and is presented in partnership with the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools.

Find out more »

Orchestra Rocks & Swings: A Mary Starling In-School Education Concert

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 12, 2020 at 11:40 am

One event on February 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on February 13, 2020 at 11:40 am

Reynolds Auditorium, 301 Hawthorne Rd NW
Winston-Salem, NC 27104 United States

This interactive concert by the Winston-Salem Symphony invites students to participate with the orchestra from their seats. The Orchestra Rocks & Swings will teach students about rhythm in the year of Beethoven, students will lift their voices and sing Ode to Joy from Beethoven's beloved Symphony No. 9. Curriculum for this performance is provided by Carnagie Hall's Link Up Education Program and is presented in partnership with the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools.

Find out more »

Orchestra Rocks & Swings: A Mary Starling In-School Education Concert

February 13 @ 11:40 am - 12:25 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 12, 2020 at 11:40 am

One event on February 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on February 13, 2020 at 11:40 am

Reynolds Auditorium, 301 Hawthorne Rd NW
Winston-Salem, NC 27104 United States

This interactive concert by the Winston-Salem Symphony invites students to participate with the orchestra from their seats. The Orchestra Rocks & Swings will teach students about rhythm in the year of Beethoven, students will lift their voices and sing Ode to Joy from Beethoven's beloved Symphony No. 9. Curriculum for this performance is provided by Carnagie Hall's Link Up Education Program and is presented in partnership with the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools.

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In Search of Beethoven

February 22
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One event on February 23, 2020 at 11:00 am

a/perture cinema, 311 W 4th Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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In Search of Beethoven

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 23, 2020 at 11:00 am

a/perture cinema, 311 W 4th Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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Elias String Quartet: Beethoven String Quartets (Part 1)

February 26 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on February 27, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Brendle Recital Hall, 1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27106
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The Secrest Artists Series presents the second half of the complete String Quartets of Ludwig van Beethoven, performed by the vibrant young Elias String Quartet in a series of six concerts. The Elias have performed the complete cycle of Beethoven quartets for BBC Radio 3 as well as at 11 major venues in the UK. Their recently recorded Beethoven cycle for the “Wigmore Hall Live” record label has received wide acclaim from the classical-music press and listeners alike. Special pricing for attendance at all three concerts.

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Elias String Quartet: Beethoven String Quartets (Part 1)

February 27 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on February 27, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Brendle Recital Hall, 1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27106
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The Secrest Artists Series presents the second half of the complete String Quartets of Ludwig van Beethoven, performed by the vibrant young Elias String Quartet in a series of six concerts. The Elias have performed the complete cycle of Beethoven quartets for BBC Radio 3 as well as at 11 major venues in the UK. Their recently recorded Beethoven cycle for the “Wigmore Hall Live” record label has received wide acclaim from the classical-music press and listeners alike. Special pricing for attendance at all three concerts.

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Elias String Quartet: Beethoven String Quartets (Part 1)

February 29 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on February 27, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Brendle Recital Hall, 1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27106
+ Google Map

The Secrest Artists Series presents the second half of the complete String Quartets of Ludwig van Beethoven, performed by the vibrant young Elias String Quartet in a series of six concerts. The Elias have performed the complete cycle of Beethoven quartets for BBC Radio 3 as well as at 11 major venues in the UK. Their recently recorded Beethoven cycle for the “Wigmore Hall Live” record label has received wide acclaim from the classical-music press and listeners alike. Special pricing for attendance at all three concerts.

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March 2020

Piano Recital

March 1
Piedmont Music Center, 212 N Broad Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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