Over the next three days Lucy and her fellow concertgoers will listen to 11 Beethoven piano sonatas, performed live, in the smaller setting at the French Embassy.  Five tomorrow night; three Saturday night; and three Sunday afternoon.

That’s a lot of sonatas in one setting!  *_*

http://www.la-maison-francaise.org/start.htm

December 16 is Beethoven’s birthday!  At the German Embassy: http://66.39.61.20/ANN_SCHEIN.html

Washington DC loves Beethoven.  It happens every year.  December is Beethoven mania month in this town.