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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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5
Feb

THE BEETHOVEN LIE A conspiracy opera.

One would like to put the dead man on duty in 2020 on a pedestal, but doubts arise: can we rely on tradition, or are all the titans of music history just inventions of an industry that produces celebrities for the global market?

The Serkowitz Volksoper is investigating a conspiracy...

05.02.2021 to 18.02.2021
Opera
18
Dec

Hannah Arendt and the 20th century

Bundeskunsthalle | 53113 Bonn

The 20th century cannot be understood without Hannah Arendt.

Amos Elon, journalist and writer

18.12.2020 to 16.05.2021
Exhibition
7
Nov

Music as a Source of Inspiration – Beethoven in Contemporary Art

Mittelrhein-Museum | 56068 Koblenz

The musical oeuvre of Ludwig van Beethoven has time and again inspired painters, graphic artists and visual artists to create their own works. The past few decades, in particular, have witnessed a growing willingness to address Beethoven's music in the fine arts. Works by 20th and 21st-century artists will allow visitors to experience a quasi-synesthetic direct combination of music and fine art.

07.11.2020 to 28.02.2021
Exhibition
4
Nov

Hits and Hymns. Sounds of Contemporary History

Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland | 53113 Bonn

Music sparks emotions: it agitates, mobilizes and forges identity.
Commemorating the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven, the Haus der
Geschichte explores the topic of music and politics; through the eyes of contemporary
history it references the political artist that Beethoven indeed was.
Topics…

04.11.2020 to 10.10.2021
Exhibition
16
Oct

MAX KLINGER and the artwork of the future

Bundeskunsthalle | 53113 Bonn

Max Klinger (1857-1920) is one of the most unconventional artistic personalities of Symbolism.

16.10.2020 to 05.04.2021
Exhibition
26
Sep

Art? What would I be without it?

Künstlerforum Bonn | 53119 Bonn

A contemporary homage in two parts: The "Tangentiale" presents works and activities by artists from the region at nine venues around the city. The "Raum ist Partitur" exhibition (literally “Room is Score”) at the Künstlerforum in Bonn interlinks sound compositions with six current artistic positions and Mauricio Kagel's "Beethovenzimmer” (Beethoven Room).

26.09.2020 to 31.03.2021
Exhibition
5
Jun

"Pastoral" Art Bridge - Sound Bridge

Augustiner Chorherrenstift Öhningen, Stiftskirche | 78337 Öhningen

A work in four churches: The art bridge shows the pastoral workers of the artist Daniel Gallmann in four churches of Öhningen (DE) and Stein am Rhein (CH).

In the Klangbrücke you can hear works by Ludwig van Beethoven every day at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. The program changes on the 1st and 15th of each month.

The annual programme of the Klangbrücke as well as information on the artist's work are available in the churches.

05.06.2020 to 05.06.2021
16:00
Exhibition
12
Oct

Beethoven Tour

A multimedia tour of stations with different themes and aspects on Ludwig van Beethoven brings the composer “back to life” in a public setting. The use of incisive elements at various locations in Bonn and the Rhine-Sieg District presents Beethoven to visitors, as well as the people of Bonn and the region, in a new way.

12.10.2019 to 31.07.2022
Exhibition
Leichte Sprache
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