Princeton University honors Beethoven with a Richardson Chamber Players

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Photo courtesy of Geoffrey Burleson
Pianist Geoffrey Burleson (center) will perform with the Richardson Chamber Players as they present: “Beethoven at 250” on March 8 at Princeton University in Princeton.

The Richardson Chamber Players are presenting a program performance in celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday on March 8.

The afternoon performance at 3 p.m. features Princeton University performance faculty and talented students in Richardson Auditorium, which is located at Alexander Hall on Princeton University’s campus.

General tickets are $15 and $5 for students.

According to university officials, the performance will have a varied ensemble lineup of instruments—Geoffrey Burleson, piano; Jo-Ann Sternberg, clarinet; Robert Wagner, bassoon; Eric Reed and Jacob Williams ’20, horns; Eric Wyrick and Hana Mundiya ’20, violins; Jessica Thompson, viola; Na-Young Baek, cello; and Jack Hill, bass.

Officials added that the program will include a diverse array of some of Beethoven’s less commonly performed works.

These include a Sextet for Horns and string quartet, a septet, and several piano settings. This afternoon performance will provide a unique and expansive overview of Beethoven’s oeuvre.

For more information about the Beethoven concert, visit www.princetonuniversityconcerts.org.