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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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


Song Makers II

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche | 10789 Berlin

Protocols of Longing - A Firework of Melancholy


Aspects - Gwilym

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Near and Now


Gwylim Simcock, Piano


Beethoven in the art of medals

Beethoven-Haus Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Special exhibition in the museum of the Beethoven-Haus


Screen Concerts II

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Lotte Reiniger's Fairy Tales and Fables: Caliph Stork, Cinderella and Thumbelina

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