Eroica (2003)

British filmmaker Simon Cellan Jones directs the BBC drama Eroica, starring Ian Hart as Ludwig van Beethoven. Shot on digital video, this TV film depicts the first performance of Beethoven's Third Symphony, June 9th, 1804, in Vienna, Austria. Prince Lobkowitz (Jack Davenport) has invited friends to listen to Beethoven conduct his new symphony for the first time. Among the aristocratic attendees are Count Dietrichstein (Tim Pigott-Smith), Countess Brunsvik (Claire Skinner), and composer Josef Haydn (Frank Finlay). The actual musical score is performed by the Orchestre Revolutionaire et Romantique, under the direction of John Eliot Gardiner.

Directing:
  • Simon Cellan Jones

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Release Date: 2003-01-01
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  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 89
Ian Hart
Ian Hart
Ludwig van Beethoven
Jack Davenport
Jack Davenpor...
Prince Lobkowitz
Trevor Cooper
Trevor Cooper
Otto Fisher
Tim Pigott-Smith
Tim Pigott-Sm...
Count Dietrichstein
Jonathan Aris
Jonathan Aris
Paul Dorfmueller
Joseph Morgan
Joseph Morgan
Matthias
Peter Hanson
Peter Hanson
Wranitzky
Leo Bill
Leo Bill
Reis
Fenella Woolgar
Fenella Woolg...
Princess Marie Lobkowitz
Robert Glenister
Robert Glenis...
Gerhardt
Claire Skinner
Claire Skinne...
Josephine Deym
Frank Finlay
Frank Finlay
Josef Haydn
Lucy Akhurst
Lucy Akhurst
Therese Brunsvik
Anton Lesser
Anton Lesser
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