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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

Video of the Pastoral Project - on 5 June 2020

Here you can subsequently see the three-and-a-half-hour program with talk and music of the Beethoven Pastoral Day.

 

 

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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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Official BTHVN2020 opening ceremony

Here you can enjoy the full opening ceremony of the Beethoven anniversary year 2020 once again.

 

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News

Die Bonner Agentur kreativrudel überzeugte die Beethoven Jubiläums GmbH in einer bundesweiten Ausschreibung von ihrem ungewöhnlichen Konzept.

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Das Bonner Ensemble CocoonDance wird den Geburtstag des berühmten Sohnes der Stadt in eher unüblicher Weise feiern: Mit dem Projekt „BeatBeethoven “.

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Die Jury der Stiftung Buchkunst hat den Ausstellungskatalog zu der zentralen kulturhistorischen Ausstellung "BEETHOVEN Welt.Bürger.Musik" zum...

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What was the cause of Beethoven's hearing impairment and could modern medicine have helped him? What is the relationship between his increasing...

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Wie Beethoven auch heute junge Menschen bewegen kann, zeigt die Handreichung „Mit Musik für solidarisches

Zusammenleben“ von Don Bosco macht Schule...

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Due to the current situation linked to this year’s Corona pandemic the European Cultural Award Gala will not take place as planned at the opera in...

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