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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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Songs of different peoples

Schlosshof Rheinsberg | 16831 Rheinsberg

A song recital devoted entirely to Beethoven's folk song arrangements; presented by the international vocal ensemble of the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg and the Clara Haskil Trio.


Fidelio: All freedom?

Kurhaus Bad Hamm | 59071 Hamm

Beethoven's only opera 'Fidelio' is also a freedom symphony. KlassikSommer chief conductor Frank Beermann puts Leonore's self-liberation at the centre of the concert performance.


Ingenious! Beethoven! Haydn!

Liebhabertheater Schloss Kochberg - Theater an der Klassik Stiftung Weimar | 07407 Uhlstädt-Kirchhasel - OT Großkochberg

Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet for two violins, viola and cello

10.07.2021 to 10.07.2021

The Silenced Symphony

Brotfabrik Theater | 53225 Bonn

What happens when a conflict falls on deaf ears? How does

a symphony become silence? Inspired by the late deafness

and humanistic vision of the great composer makes

CIRCE theatre e.V. makes Beethoven's music the main character in

The Silenced Symphony, a music-theatre play

in English. The play will be performed at the Brotfabrik Bonn and at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh.

09.07.2021 to 10.07.2021

sonotopia – the sonic explorers

Künstlerforum Bonn | 53119 Bonn

The international exchange project "sonotopia - the sonic explorers" by bonn hoeren sends young sound artists on an artistic expedition to 3 cities on 3 continents. After residencies in Tehran, Valparaiso and Dakar, 12 young artists will perform interventions and actions at locations in Bonn North in July and then present the results of the entire project in an exhibition at the Künstlerforum Bonn, which will open on 9 July 2021 at 6 pm.

09.07.2021 to 18.07.2021

Beethoven goes public again

Online (aufgezeichnet im Schloß Alfter) | 53347 Schloß Alfter

A musical performance project in the public space with drama students

20.06.2021 to 25.07.2021

Ludwig van Beethoven. Powerful, Tempestuous, Revolutionary.

Universitätsmuseum Bonn | 53113 Bonn

The great Bonn composer and his symphonies interpreted graphically by visual artists from North America, Latin America and Europe.

17.06.2021 to 19.09.2021
Side programme

Missa solemnis: "The thing about peace"

Kreuzkirche Bonn | 53113 Bonn

"Music must strike fire from the human spirit." L.v. Beethoven. Missa Solemnis, Kantorei and Orchestra of the Kreuzkirche Bonn and many more. Beethoven: Missa solemnis - grandiose, artistic, ingenious. The project "The thing abput peace" discovers the socio-political explosive of this music through controversial juxtaposition with music, art and words from completely different fields.

13.06.2021 to 28.11.2021

'Sound and Silence - the sound of silence in contemporary art'

Kunstmuseum Bonn | 53113 Bonn

The exhibition Sound and Silence is dedicated to the theme of silence and stillness in the field of contemporary visual art. The presentation is realised in view of the anniversary of the 250th birthday of Ludwig von Beethoven and takes the progressive process of his deafness as a starting point for the fundamental question of the relationship between sound and silence, the productive and at the same time destructive power of silence and the impossibility of complete silence.

27.05.2021 to 05.09.2021

Beethoven as fuel

Beethoven-Haus Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Special exhibition of the Paul Sacher Foundation.

Daily between 10-18 o'clock


postponed to 2021: 2 May to 30 September 2021

02.05.2021 to 30.09.2021
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