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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.

The BTHVN2020 Database contains all the events that take place within the framework of the anniversary year in Germany. As Beethoven's anniversary year is designed by various actors, ticket sales start individually by each organizer.

The BTHVN2020 events which take place in Nordrhein-Westfalen are subdivided into the following genres: Exhibition, Concert, Concert Format, Festival, Opera, Dance, Theme Week, Drama, Performance, Lecture and Congress. Under the genre 'Side programme' you will find an abundance of events, which additionally take place nationwide. 

Information subject to change at short notice. We assume no responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of the information.


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The Bridgetower Project

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Alliances and antagonists of a polarised discourse


The "Missa solemnis" in Cologne Cathedral

Kölner Dom | 50667 Köln


Ludwig van Beethoven
Mass for four solo voices, choir, orchestra and organ in D major op. 123 ("Missa solemnis") (1819-23)

Karlheinz Stockhausen
"Song of the Younglings". Electronic music (1955/56)


Genia Kühmeier Soprano
Rachel Frenkel Old
Sebastian Kohlhepp Tenor
Andreas Wolf…

29.10.2021 to 29.10.2021

Chamber concerts

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Seven renowned musicians, who have toured internationally as soloists and in smaller formations, have come together for an evening of chamber music full of variety and featuring Beethoven's Septet.


Lecture-Concert with music by Beethoven and the Ensemble Audace

Montagehalle Werkhaus Nationaltheater Mannheim | 68161 Mannheim

In the special ambience of the Assembly Hall of the National Theatre: Beethoven's powerful and extremely contrasting late String Quartet No. 15 in A minor op. 132 (1825), the third movement of which bears the subtitle, as famous as it is mysterious, "Holy song of thanksgiving of a convalescent to the Godhead". The music, played by the Ensemble Audace, is confronted with texts by Beethoven himself and Theodor W. Adorno.

06.11.2021 to 06.11.2021
Side programme

Chamber music Beethoven-Mozart

Festsaal Weißes Brauahaus Kelheim | 93309 Kelheim

The Clemente Trio was founded in 1986 by Paul Rivinius (piano) and the brothers Peter and Carl Clemente (violin and cello). Since 1994 Konstantin Pfiz is the cellist. The 1st place at the International ARD Competition 1998 in Munich promoted the fame of the young trio. Nicola Birkhan, viola, joins the trio. She has been a member of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra since 2005.

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Picture credits: Peter Clemente

07.11.2021 to 07.11.2021
Side programme

1st Family Concert "Leonore

Opernhaus des Nationaltheaters Mannheim | 68161 Mannheim

An extremely courageous and clever woman is at the centre of Beethoven's only opera. Leonore, disguised as the lad Fidelio, puts her life on the line when she infiltrates the prison of the vile Don Pizarro to free her husband Florestan from his constraints. We accompany Leonore on her perilous journey down into the twisted dungeons and listen for what the music of the opera reveals about Beethoven's personality and values.

07.11.2021 to 07.11.2021
Side programme

Song recital - Anna Lucia Richter & Gerold Huber

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

The General-Anzeiger Bonn recently dedicated a comprehensive portrait to the emerging world career of the young Cologne singer Anna-Lucia Richter. Now she can be experienced in a recital at the Beethoven House. She used the Corona break to change her voice from soprano to mezzo-soprano, which opened up a whole new repertoire perspective for her. The sought-after accompanist Gerold Huber is her equal as a musical partner.


Screen Concerts I

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

"Sunrise" - A Song of Two Humans


Simulation as an acoustic journey through time

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn



Aspects - Johanna Summer

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Jazz in the Chamber Music Hall

from the album: Schumann Kaleidoscope

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