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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Today, one day before the 251st baptism day of Ludwig van Beethoven on 17 December 2021, the Beethoven Jubiläums GmbH, together with representatives…

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Ab sofort für 30 Tage auf dem Youtube-Kanal und der offiziellen Website von BTHVN2020 – Veröffentlichung auf WDR3.de am 02.02.2022 im Rahmen der…

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Hiermit möchten wir Sie herzlich einladen zu der digitalen Abschlusspressekonferenz und Vorstellung der Abschlussdokumentation des Beethoven-Jubiläums…

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Die Beethoven Jubiläums GmbH wurde mit der Marke BTHVN2020 am 02. Dezember um 16 Uhr im Beethoven-Haus Bonn in der Kategorie „Europäische Kulturmarke…

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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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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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Piano Recitals - Elena Bashkirova

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Elena Bashkirova, piano


Antonín Dvořák, Poetic Moods, op. 85

Excerpts alternating with works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and others


Young Stars -Piano recital

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Beethoven House Prize Winner of the International Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn 2021


Chamber Concert - Cuarteto Quiroga

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Aitor Hevia, violin

Cibrán Sierra, violin

Josep Puchades, viola

Helena Poggio, violoncello


György Kurtág, Officium Breve (alternating with) Cristóbal de Morales, Officium defunctorum

Jörg Widmann, String Quartet No. 2 "Choral Quartet

Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet in A minor op. 132


Classic OpenAir at Grunewald Hunting Lodge

Jagdschloss Grunewald | 14193 Berlin

- postponed again until Pfingsten 2022 -




Egmont op. 84 – complete incidental music with speaker and soprano

Fidelio – overture and aria No. 2 "I wish we were united yet"

Elegiac Song op. 118

Choral from "The Consecration of the House" and other works by

Nicola Proksch – Soprano

Hans Martin Ritter – Speaker

Orpheus Ensemble Berlin

Sinfonischer Chor Berlin

Orpheus Ensemble Berlin

Sinfonischer Chor Berlin

Stefan Meinecke – Conductor

04.06.2022 to 06.06.2022
Side programme

Leonard Bernstein's Poetics

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn


17.06.2022 to 19.06.2022
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