Main themes

Beethoven occasionally signed his letters and scores with the abbreviation 'Bthvn'. The main themes of BTHVN2020 take their bearing on these alphabetical characters: B (Bonn citizen), T (Tonkünstler = musician), H (humanist), V (visionary) and N (nature lover).

Bonn citizen

Ludwig van Beethoven was born and raised in Bonn.mehr

Musician

Beethoven’s self-awareness made him a 'modern' artist & and individualist.mehr

Humanist

Beethoven ardently supported the values of the French Revolution.mehr

Visionary

Beethoven was a musical visionary who changed the world of music.mehr

Nature lover

Beethoven loved nature in the Romantic sense.mehr

Bonn citizen

Beethoven wasborn and raised in Bonn.mehr

Musician

Beethoven’s self-awareness made him a 'modern' artist and individualist.mehr

Humanist

Beethoven ardently supported the values of the French Revolution.mehr

Visionary

Beethoven was a musical visionary who changed the world of music .mehr

Nature lover

Beethoven loved nature in the Romantic sense.mehr

Bonn citizen

Beethoven was born and raised in Bonn.mehr

Musician

Beethoven’s self-awareness made him a 'modern' artist and individualist.mehr

Humanist

Beethoven ardently supported the values of the French Revolution.mehr

Visionary

Beethoven was a musical visionary who changed the world of music.mehr

Nature lover

Beethoven loved nature in the Romantic sense.mehr