Event Directory Search for upcoming events Picks and Previews Plan ahead to check out these not-to-be-missed events All Theatre Dance Music Film & Media Visual Art Literary Festival Promotion Free Music Join the Calgary Phil for Beethoven Lives Upstairs, part of Beethoven Week | Photo: Courtesy of CPO May 11, 2017 - May 14, 2017 Beethoven Week Join the Calgary Phil this week for four concerts featuring the works of Beethoven Amy Jo Espetveidt Price $20 - $80 Buy Tickets Paying homage to one of the most famous and influential composers of all time, join the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra as it presents Beethoven Week. From the Pastoral scenes of his Sixth Symphony to the poetic and moving Piano Concerto No. 3, hear a sampling of his best works in four different concerts. Rush Hour: Beethoven Chill May 11, 2017, 6:30pm Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons (205 8th Ave. SE) $25 – $35 A gentle focus on countryside living, Beethoven explored scenes from nature for his innovative Sixth Symphony. Vividly painting a picture of sweeping landscapes from a merry bubbling brook to a dramatic symphonic thunderstorm, join the Calgary Phil, kick back, and unwind. calgaryphil.com Calgary Phil Presents: The Gryphon Trio May 12, 2017, 8:00pm Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons (205 8th Ave. SE) $45 Bold and dynamic, two time JUNO Award-winning Gryphon Trio have a reputation for stunning performances and eclectic repertoire. Although the Calgary Phil won’t be joining them onstage, this concert should still be on your must-see list as the trio is set to perform the sublime Archduke Trio. calgaryphil.com The Best of Beethoven May 13, 2017, 8:00pm Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons (205 8th Ave. SE) $20 – $80 A Joyce & Dick Matthews Dedication Concert, hear pianist Roman Rabinovich interpret Beethoven’s expressively poetic Piano Concerto No. 3. Creative and versatile, the genius of Beethoven is also explored as the orchestra highlights his best compositions. calgaryphil.com Beethoven Lives Upstairs May 14, 2017, 3:00pm Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium (1415 14th Ave. NW) $24 – $35 Life gets a little noisy and a whole lot more interesting when a crabby, eccentric old man named Beethoven moves in upstairs. Young listeners are introduced to the music and history of the great composer in this popular production blending symphonic music and drama. And make sure you come by early, the Instrument Discovery Zoo kicks off at 2:00pm. calgaryphil.com Beethoven Week runs May 11 to 14, 2017. Head to calgaryphil.com for more details.