For music buffs it seemed that October was going to be Beethoven month on television and at the movies. Ovation was broadcasting Daniel Barenboim’s series of concerts in which he played all the sonatas at the Berlin Staatsoper. These dated back to 2006, but it remains a continuing story. Barenboim played the cycle again in 2008 in London, and plans a further series of concerts for January 2010 (again in London) in which he will play all the concertos, conducting from the keyboard, some of which we will almost certainly see in one medium or another. Then there was the…

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