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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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7
Apr

BTHVN2020 | Detmold: Detmold Master Concert

Konzerthaus Detmold | 32756 Detmold

As part of the "Detmold Master Concert" series during the 2020 Beethoven Anniversary Year, Nobuko Imai (viola) will perform, among others, Ludwig van Beethoven’s Sonata for Piano and Horn in F major op. 17.

07.04.2020
Concert
7
Apr

The non bthvn project – Concert 11/25

Kölner Philharmonie | 50667 Köln

KölnMusik has declared the Cologne Philharmonic a Beethoven-free zone with its “non bthvn project”: The commissioned composers have been inspired by the things that Beethoven may never have said...

07.04.2020 to 07.04.2020
Concert
8
Apr

Absolventenkonzert

Regime & Freiheit

08.04.2020
Side programme
9
Apr

Minona

Theater am Bismarckplatz | 93047 Regensburg

The Beethoven Year 2020 starts at the Regensburg Theatre with the world premiere of the opera "Minona" by the Estonian composer Jüri Reinvere, who is already well known in Germany in the field of symphonic music. With "Minona", he introduces himself to the German opera audience for the first time.

 

On the occasion of Ludwig van Beethoven's 250th birthday, the opera is dedicated to the fate of Minona von Stackelberg. Evidence suggests that she is Beethoven's biological daughter.

09.04.2020
Side programme
10
Apr

Friday Concert 7 Beethoven Orchester Bonn

Opernhaus Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Robert Schumann

Concert for Violin und Orchestra a-Moll

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Michael Tippett

A child of our time – Oratorium für Solisten, Chor und Orchester

 

Baiba Skride→Violin

Philharmonic Choir of Bonn e.V.

Paul Krämer→Rehearsals

Michael Jurowski→Conductor

10.04.2020
Concert
10
Apr

Beethoven and the Essence of Love

Musicosophia-Schule | D-79271 St. Peter/Schwarzwald

We generally associate Beethoven's music with great musical power and heroic symphonic struggles that seem to respond to the calls of fate.

10.04.2020 to 13.04.2020
Side programme
11
Apr

Beethoven’s Ninth: Symphony for the World

Deutsche Welle |

The “Beethoven's Ninth - Symphony for the World” documentary is dedicated to Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. “The greatest symphony of all time,” as star conductor Teodor Currentzis describes it and a symphony that is actually known and played all over the world. The documentary shows how and why “the Ninth” is played and understood around the world. It was filmed in Shanghai, Sao Paulo, Osaka, Kinshasa, Barcelona and Bonn.

11.04.2020
11
Apr

A Letter and Christ on the Mount of Olives

Opernhaus Bonn | 53111 Bonn

One of the first major works that Beethoven premiered after realizing that he was going deaf was the oratorio Christ on the Mount of Olives. Manfred Trojahn will compose a prologue to a staged performance of Christ on the Mount of Olives. Titled A Letter, the prologue opens the work with the creative context of doubt and despair, opening up new biographical perspectives on this pivotal period of Beethoven‘s life. Directed by Reinhild Hoffmann.

11.04.2020
Opera
13
Apr

Music Festival Baden-Baden

Bénazetsaal im Kurhaus Baden-Baden | 76530 Baden-Baden

CANCELLED

 

The German National Youth Orchestra (Bundesjugendorchester) will perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s 5th Symphony and Joseph Haydn’s Oboe Concerto together with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra at the Baden-Baden Music Festival 2020 to commemorate the Beethoven Anniversary Year. The concert in Baden-Baden will be conducted by Kirill Petrenko, with oboist Albrecht Mayer playing the solo part.

13.04.2020
Side programme
14
Apr

Concert by the German National Youth Orchestra

Osnabrückhalle | 49074 Osnabrück

CANCELLED

 

250 years of Beethoven - the Beethoven crescendo

 

The German National Youth Orchestra’s (Bundesjugendorchester) Easter session will mark the Beethoven 2020 Anniversary Year with Ludwig van Beethoven’s 3rd Symphony “Eroica” and a new piece by Mark Barden commissioned especially for BTHVN 2020 by the German Music Council (Deutscher Musikrat). The tour will be directed by the German conductor Christoph Altstaedt.

14.04.2020
Concert