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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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Malzfabrik, Berlin | 12103 Berlin

"Beethoven is..." A web portal was used to find out who Beethoven currently is for us. Witty, stupid, touchingly beautiful thoughts were formulated. Five well-known composers and a PoetrySlamer had access to them. And they wrote the Beethoven Lesson together. BeEnigma was born. BeEnigma is performed in Hamburg, Cologne, Lucerne, Vienna and Berlin. The TONALi Orchestra plays under Garrett Keast. And 150 student managers are co-organising the whole thing.

Concert Format

FULLY BOOKED: Introduction to oriental music and improvisation

MIGRApolis - Haus der Vielfalt | 53111 Bonn



"1001 Beats between Bonn and Babylon" (1001 Takt zwischen Bonn und Babylon) is a transcultural music project with a total of 45 interactive offers, workshops and events. It promotes intercultural encounters and social coexistence in diversity by building musical bridges between the Orient and Occident. The focus is on putting together an ensemble of German and “Oriental” musicians, and practicing integration through music.

12.06.2021 to 12.06.2021

B free

Kottenforst Bonn | 53127 Bonn

And suddenly everything is different. Nothing is the way it was before and nothing will be the same for a long time. In this time of great uncertainty and disorientation, "B free" leads us into the silence of the forest, creates visual and musical events that irritate, touch and amaze us. Encounters that question us about our human nature and our ideas of freedom for tomorrow. Be part of this landscape composition "B free".

12.06.2021 to 12.06.2021


Post Tower | 53113 Bonn

"JazzBeet" is the international young talent competition of the Jazzfest Bonn

in cooperation with BTHVN2020 for the Beethoven anniversary year.

12.06.2021 to 12.06.2021

My Beethoven – Artemis Quartet/ Cancelled

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

The Beethoven-Haus invites internationally renowned artists to take a unique approach to Beethoven.

12.06.2021 to 13.06.2021

'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

" Susan Philipsz. The Calling — A sound installation for the Viktoriabad"

Viktoriabad | 53113 Bonn

The Scottish artist, Turner Prize winner and participant in documenta 13 (2012) always works with the interaction of sound and space in her installations, which are developed specifically from the site.

29.04.2021 to 04.07.2021

Ludwig is alive! Beethoven in Pop

rock'n'popmuseum | 48599 Gronau

The interactive special exhibition in the rock'n'popmuseum will be devoted five months to the perennial phenomenon of Ludwig van Beethoven. A pop star during his lifetime, the enthusiasm for his work continues to this day. Exhibits, sound and video recordings and an innovative exhibition design surprise visitors and show them that Beethoven can still be found everywhere, in advertising, in mobile phone ringtones, in comic strips or in the songs of current hip hop or heavy metal artists.

25.04.2021 to 03.10.2021

"ultra all inclusive - Frank Bölter. Exhibition for children and young people"

Kunstmuseum Bonn | 53113 Bonn

The exhibition space ultra all inclusive, designed by Frank Bölter (*1969), is simultaneously an installation of his works, an artist's studio, a laboratory and a workshop for the museum guests. Characterised by the possible creative participation of the museum guests at any time, the space is subject to constant change.

18.04.2021 to 29.08.2021
Leichte Sprache
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