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.

  • Simon Cellan Jones
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  • Release Date: 2003-01-01
  • Views: 171
  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 89
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Jack Davenport

Prince Lobkowitz

Ian Hart

Ludwig van Beethoven

Fenella Woolgar

Princess Marie Lobkowitz

Jonathan Aris

Paul Dorfmueller

Tim Pigott-Smith

Count Dietrichstein

Joseph Morgan


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Trevor Cooper

Otto Fisher

Claire Skinner

Josephine Deym

Frank Finlay

Josef Haydn

Lucy Akhurst

Therese Brunsvik

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