Beethoven Virus

Title: 베토벤 바이러스 / Beethoven Virus
Chinese title : 贝多芬病毒
Genre: Romance
Episodes: 18
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2008-Sep-10 to 2008-Nov-12
Air time: Wednesday & Thursdays 21:55 (9:55 Korean time)


Kang Gun Woo is an orchestra conductor in his 40′s. He is an elite workaholic conductor who has a very bad reputation. He is known as someone who will do absolutely anything in order to create the very best music. However, due to his self-righteous and stubborn personality he thinks that only his thoughts are correct which makes him unable to form good relationships with those around him. He meets Du Ru Mi, a violinist, and a trumpet player who has the same name as him, and together they form a love triangle.


Kim Myung Min as Kang Gun Woo (Conductor)
Lee Ji Ah as Du Ru Mi (Violin)
Jang Geun Suk as Kang Gun Woo (Trumpet)

Extended Cast

Lee Soon Jae as Kim Gab Yong (Oboe)
Hyun Jyu Ni as Ha Yi Deun (Flute)
Song Ok Sook as Jung Hee Yun (Cello)
Park Chul Min as Bae Yong Gi (Trumpet)
Jung Suk Yong as Park Hyuk Kwon (Double Bass)
Lee Bong Gyu as Park Jin Man
Kim Young Min as Jung Myung Hwan
Jo Se Eun as Kim Joo Yeon
Park Eun Joo as Kim Joo Hee
Jung Suk Yong as Park Hyuk Kwon
Lee Han Wie as Kang Chun Bae
Park Kil Soo as Kim Kye Jang
Hwang Young Hee as Hyuk Kwon Cheo

Production Credits

Producer: Lee Jae Gyu
Screenwriters: Hong Jin Ah & Hong Ja Ram

Episode Ratings

Date Episode Nationwide Seoul
2008-09-10 1 15.7 (3rd) 17.1 (3rd)
2008-09-11 2 11.4 (10th) 11.9 (8th)
2008-09-17 3 12.7 (7th) 13.3 (7th)
2008-09-18 4 14.6 (8th) 16.2 (6th)
2008-09-24 5 18.0 (2nd) 19.3 (2nd)
2008-09-25 6 16.8 (4th) 18.1 (2nd)
2008-10-01 7 19.8 (2nd) 21.5 (2nd)
2008-10-02 8 17.4 (4th) 18.8 (2nd)
2008-10-08 9 18.4 (2nd) 19.8 (2nd)
2008-10-09 10 17.7 (2nd) 18.9 (2nd)
2008-10-16 11 20.2 (2nd) 21.8 (2nd)
2008-10-22 12 19.2 (3rd) 21.1 (3rd)
2008-10-23 13 18.5 (2nd) 19.9 (2nd)
2008-10-29 14 19.2 (2nd) 20.6 (2nd)
2008-10-30 15 19.7 (2nd) 20.7 (2nd)
2008-11-05 16 20.7 (2nd) 22.2 (2nd)
2008-11-06 17 19.5 (3rd) 20.8 (3rd)
2008-11-12 18 20.3 (2nd) 22.2 (2nd)
2008-11-13 Special 13.9 –

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Emily
    Jan 30, 2011 @ 11:13:22

    Could you please tell me the name of the song that is played in the beginning of the 8th episode, where Rumi was drowning? Thanks in advance.


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