Ludwig van Beethoven is the most frequently performed of all classical composers. He was also a radical artist who constantly reinvented himself, expanded the boundaries of music and posed questions to society. Even today he inspires people all over the world. BTHVN2020 will celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth by mobilising people and opening up a wide range of perspectives – both on and about Beethoven more



Anniversary concert on 17.12.2020

Watch the anniversary concert with Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra on the occasion of Beethoven's 250th birthday here.

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The brand of the Beethoven Anniversary "BTHVN2020" receives the award as "European Cultural Brand of the Year 2021". This was announced today by…

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Vom 20. – 23. Oktober 2021 hatte die Beethovenstiftung für Kunst und Kultur der Bundesstadt Bonn im Rahmen ihres seit 2010 laufenden…

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Das MusikFilmTanzDrama BEETHOVEN? Der erlösende Fehler des international renommierten und preisgekrönten Komponisten, Choreografen, Autoren und…

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Nach der coronabedingten Verschiebung erklingt Ludwig van Beethovens »Missa solemnis« op. 123 nun als ein Sonderkonzert zum Beethoven-Jubiläum. Dank…

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Calendar of events

The Beethoven Anniversary Year will be celebrated with a multitude of events from 16 December 2019 till September 2021. 

Due to the current Corona development, most of the announced events will not take place in the foreseeable future. Please contact the organizer regarding info about the event realisation and possible ticket refunds.

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The Bridgetower Project

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn / LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn | 53111 / 53115 Bonn

Everyday discrimination on and off stage.


Young Stars - Julia Trintschuk

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Julia Trintschuk, Gitarre


Works by Fernando Sor, Domenico Scarlatti, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Antonio José, Manuel de Falla, Astor Piazzolla und Joaquin Rodrigo


Open Day at the Museum

Beethoven-Haus Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Special Beethoven Days


Beethoven in the art of medals

Beethoven-Haus Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Special exhibition in the museum of the Beethoven-Haus


Young Stars

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Artist in Residence II


Anna-Lena Elbert, soprano

Amadeus Wiesensee, piano


Songs by Gabriel Fauré, Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann and Samuel Barber

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