Gustavo Dudamel will direct five concerts of Beethoven's nine symphonies, along with one of his orchestras, the Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar from Venezuela, and all signs point to this series being one of the huge draws of the season at the Palau de la Música Catalana. The first concert features both the 1st and 2nd symphonies and is on March 12 at noon. Also on March 12, but at 7pm, you can enjoy symphonies No. 3 and No. 4. On March 13 at 8.30pm it's the 5th and 6th, and on March 14, also at 8.30pm, the performance is of the 7th and 8th symphonies. Finally, on March 15 (8.30pm) it's the popular 9th symphony, featuring the Orfeó Català and the Chamber Choir of the Palau de la Música.