Beethoven 250

at NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY

The year 2020 marks 250 years from the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven, one of the greatest composers in history. As Louisiana’s only all-Steinway public university, Nicholls State University is celebrating this historic anniversary by presenting a concert series of Beethoven’s complete piano sonata cycle! Our beautiful Danos Theater will host internationally-renowned pianists from Brazil, Cuba, France, and Ireland alongside Nicholls faculty and students.

We thank our donors who have made Beethoven 250 possible:

Presenting Sponsor
Gloria Callais and Family in memory of Harold Callais

Beethoven Circle
Cenac Marine Services

Friends of Music
Carol and David Boudreaux
in memory of Woodrow and Corinne DeFelice, Educators
Mr. and Mrs. Rick Jeric

Dr. and Mrs. William Robichaux
Kim and Henry Lafont


Marguerite Knight, CFP® Financial Advisor

 

 

Please refer to the concert schedule below which includes the repertoire each artist has selected to perform. Click on each artist’s photo to be directed to their website. For tickets, please contact Andrea Clark at (985) 448-4600. If you are interested in supporting Beethoven 250 with a donation, please contact Dr. Mary Jackson at (985) 448-4020. Thank you for your continued support of the Department of Music at Nicholls State University. You will not want to miss a single moment of this once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Please see our sponsorship levels included
at the bottom of this page.

All concerts will be in the
Mary and Al Danos Theater.

$10 adults;
$5 children;
Free to Nicholls faculty, staff, and students.

Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Program
Sonata in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3
Sonata in G Major, Op. 14, No. 2
Sonata in F-sharp Major, Op. 78
Intermission
Sonata in G Major, Op. 31, No. 1
Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 81a “Les Adieux”

Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Program
Sonata in D Major, Op. 10, No. 3
Sonata in C minor, Op. 13 “Pathétique“
Intermission
Sonata in D Major, Op. 28 “Pastoral”

Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Program
Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 7
Sonata in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2 “Tempest”
Sonata in A Major, Op. 101
 

Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm

 
Program
Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 26
Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 1
Intermission
Sonata for Four Hands in D Major, Op. 6
Sonata in E minor, Op. 90
Sonata in F Major, Op. 54

Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Program
Sonata in B-flat Major, Op. 22
Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3
Intermission
Sonata in C Major, Op. 53 “Waldstein”

Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Program
Sonata in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2
Sonata in F minor, Op. 57 “Appassionata”
Intermission
Sonata in B-flat Major, Op. 106 “Hammerklavier”

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 at 7:30 pm

STUDENT RECITAL

Program
Sonata in F minor, Op. 2, No. 1
Sonata in C minor, Op. 10, No. 1
Sonata in F Major, Op. 10, No. 2
Sonata in E Major, Op. 14, No. 1
Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2 “Moonlight”
Sonata in G minor, Op. 49, No. 1
Sonata in G Major, Op. 49, No. 2
Sonata in G Major, Op. 79

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Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Program
Sonata in E Major, Op. 109
Sonata in A-flat major, Op. 110
Intermission
Sonata in C minor, Op. 111

Sponsorship Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor – $10,000

Private evening performance by Nicholls faculty at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Jay Clune
8 tickets to each concert of the series (excluding April 21)
Private meet-and-greet with the artist after each performance
Listing in all promotional, program, and concert materials

Beethoven Circle – $5,000

Private evening performance by Nicholls faculty at the donor’s home
6 tickets to each concert of the series (excluding April 21)
Private meet-and-greet with the artist after each performance
Listing in all promotional, program, and concert materials

Piano Circle – $1,000

4 tickets to each concert of the series (excluding April 21)
Private meet-and-greet with the artist after each performance
Listing in all promotional, program, and concert materials

Friend of Music – $500

2 tickets to each concert of the series (excluding April 21)
Private meet-and-greet with the artist after each performance
Listing in all promotional, program, and concert materials

Email mary.jackson@nicholls.edu for more information on sponsorship opportunities.