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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 in the year 2020. 

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

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14
May

Bach and Beethoven: True art remains eternal

Bach-Museum Leipzig | 04109 Leipzig

Today Beethoven and Bach are among the most famous composers worldwide, but how did it come about? The Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung, founded in Leipzig in 1798, provided the decisive basis for this. The exhibition illuminates Leipzig's musical life in the early 19th century and the mutually dependent canonisation of Bach and Beethoven as classics of music. Visitors also learn how the music of Johann Sebastian Bach influenced Beethoven's work.

14.05.2020 to 18.10.2020
Exhibition
27
Mar

Julius von Bismarck – Fire with Fire

Bundeskunsthalle | 53113 Bonn

"I draw my inspiration from science and work artistically," is how Julius von Bismarck describes his working strategy. Always in search of other forms of perception, he researches people, nature and technology using artistic means. In 2015, he sat on a rapidly rotating paraboloid, his Egocentric System, for the entirety of a show, exposing himself to the centrifugal forces as he sought to question and manipulate his and our perception.

27.03.2020 to 30.08.2020
Exhibition
21
Mar

Beyond the Sonatas

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Piano series with seven recitals of works by Beethoven for piano beyond his sonatas; played by outstanding pianists of the younger generation, such as Nicholas Angelich.

21.03.2020 to 10.10.2020
Concert Format
20
Mar

Beethoven’s piano sonatas

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Exclusive: Piano sonata cycle with Russian pianist Evgeni Koroliov.

20.03.2020 to 09.10.2020
Concert Format
13
Mar

We capitalists. From the beginning to Turbo.

Bundeskunsthalle | 53113 Bonn

Capitalism is much more than just an economic system. It is a social order that has shaped our thinking, feeling and existence for centuries. From a cultural-historical perspective, the exhibition looks at the fundamental characteristics of capitalism: rationalization, individualization, accumulation, money and investment, as well as typical capitalist dynamics such as unchecked growth and creative crises.

13.03.2020 to 30.08.2020
Exhibition
16
Feb

Salvador Dalí and Hans Arp. The Birth of Memory

Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck | 53424 Remagen

For the first time, a major exhibition endeavours to show the hitherto unnoticed parallels between the contemporaries Salvador Dalí and Hans Arp. Both artists developed a unique and individual visual language in the Surrealist circle of Paris.

Part of the exhibition is also dedicated to Dalí's fascination with his fellow radical artist Ludwig van Beethoven.

16.02.2020 to 16.08.2020
Exhibition
15
Feb

Tony Conrad

Kölnischer Kunstverein | 50667 Köln

The Kölnischer Kunstverein presents the first comprehensive exhibition of Tony Conrad's oeuvre in Germany. The exhibition will also feature the realization of a performance and music series.

 

Tony Conrad (1940-2016) was an experimental artist and a key figure for media artists such as Tony Oursler and Mike Kelley. As a violinist, he was one of the co-founders of Minimal Music and a pioneer of drone music, together with La Monte Young and John Cale.

15.02.2020 to 12.07.2020
Exhibition
12
Feb

Jeremy Deller - Wir haben die Schnauze voll

Bonner Kunstverein | 53119 Bonn

The Bonner Kunstverein shows the renowned artist Jeremy Deller in a solo exhibition with a new large commissioned work.

12.02.2020 to 05.07.2020
25
Jan

b9flashed

Verschiedenste Stellen des Bonner Stadtgebiets | 53111 Bonn

Let yourself be surprised and b9flashed!

25.01.2020 to 17.12.2020
5
Jan

“Beethoven and...”

Ten concerts with “Beethoven and ...” as their theme. The focus will be on music for and with piano, including lieder and chamber music. One of Beethoven’s works will be juxtaposed with works by contemporaries with the same instrumentation to reveal compositional influences from Europe. International experts guide the audience through each concert.

05.01.2020 to 06.12.2020
Concert