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In 2020 it is 250 years ago that Ludwig van Beethoven was born, an important birthday Taurus Quartet would like to celebrate with you. On October 15, 16, 17 and 18, 2020, the Taurus Quartet will perform all Beethoven’s quartets (16!). Our big dream comes true!

Taurus Quartet will play these all of those quartets during 6 concerts in 4 days, in the Nottebohmzaal, a unique, old Heritage Library in the heart of Antwerp.
Don’t miss out on this exciting, inspiring musical journey through Beethoven’s life and his breathtaking repertoire for string quartet.

Dates: 15-18 October 2020

Erfgoedbibliotheek Hendrik Conscience
Hendrik Conscienceplein 4, 2000 Antwerp

Ludwig van Beethoven
complete string quartets



Thursday 15/10

19:00: Lecture
20:00: CONCERT 1
String quartet Op.18/2 in G, String quartet Op.59/3 in C and String quartet Op.135 in F

Friday 16/10

19:00: Lecture
20:00: CONCERT 2
String quartet Op.59/1 in F, String quartet Op.18/6 in B, String quartet Op.127 in Eflat

Saturday 17/10

15:00: CONCERT 3
String quartet Op.18/4 in c, String quartet Op.130 + Grote Fuga Op.133 in Bflat

20:00: CONCERT 4
String quartet
Op.18/5 in A, String quartet Op.59/2 in e, String quartet Op.132 in a

Sunday 18/10

11:00: CONCERT 5
String quartet Op.18/1 in F, String quartet Op.95 in f, String quartet Op.18/3 in D

15:00: CONCERT 6
String quartet
Op.74 in Eflat, String quartet Op.131 in c# minor

17:00-18:00: closing moment


You can buy your tickets on our website via the links below.

Price per concert: 10€ (5€ with reduction)
Price Festival Pass, an abonnement for 6 concerts: 50€ (25€ with reduction)

Nottebohmzaal Antwerpen
Tickets Concert 1
Tickets Concert 2
Tickets Concert 3
Tickets Concert 4
Tickets Concert 5
Tickets Concert 6
Festival Abonnement, 6 Concerts Beethoven


We are looking forward to meeting you from 15 till 18 October in Antwerp!