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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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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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Events

20
Aug

The Ninth

World Conference Center Bonn | 53113 Bonn

Sara Gouzy Soprano

Laila Salome fisherman mezzo-soprano

Benedikt Kristjansson Tenor

Manuel Walser Baritone

Vox Bona Chamber Choir of the Kreuzkirche Bonn

Karin Freist-Wissing rehearsal

Le Concert des Nations

Jordi Savall Conductor

 

Works by Ludwig van Beethoven

20.08.2021
20:00
Concert
20
Aug

CARPE MUSICAM - building a bridge between young and old

Senioren Wohnstift Beethoven | 53332 Bornheim

Images from times long past... Join us as we immerse ourselves in Beethoven’s life: Beethoven’s music in the park and dancers in historical costumes. However, they will not be greeted by classical music: They will hear modern interpretations of Beethoven by jazz pianist Marcus Schinkel and the student band of the neighbouring Alexander von Humboldt Grammar School.

20.08.2021
Concert Format
21
Aug

"Beethoven Cantata"

World Conference Center Bonn | 53113 Bonn

Nike Wagner keynote lecture

Julia Bauer Soprano

Eva Vogel mezzo-soprano

Nikolay Borchev Baritone

Tanguy de Williencourt piano

State Youth Choir of Thuringia

Beethoven Orchestra Bonn

Frank Beermann Conductor

 

Works by Camille Saint-Saëns and Franz Liszt

21.08.2021
Lecture
21
Aug

Unequal siblings

World Conference Center Bonn | 53113 Bonn

Les Talens Lyriques

Christophe Rousset Conductor

 

Works by Ludwig van Beethoven

21.08.2021
16:00
Concert
21
Aug

Two 'straight' Symphonies

World Conference Center Bonn | 53113 Bonn

Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra

Stefan Soltesz Conductor

 

Works by Ludwig van Beethoven

21.08.2021
20:00
Concert
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