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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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Intercultural music meeting for children (and parents) - cancelled due to corona

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.

21.03.2021 to 21.03.2021
Side programme

Inside Beethoven! - The Walk-in Ensemble

Beethoven-Haus Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Special exhibition in the museum

Daily between 10-18 o'clock

13.03.2021 to 16.05.2021

Aby Warburg: Picture Atlas Mnemosyne - The Original

Bundeskunsthalle | 53113 Bonn

Aby Warburg's approach still offers great inspiration and alternative routes for our visually and digitally dominated world. On 63 large panels, our exhibition shows for the first time and almost completely, the last documented version of the atlas with Warburg's original visual material.

09.03.2021 to 25.07.2021

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

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.

04.11.2020 to 10.10.2021

'Bonn’s Golden Age – the electoral capital in Beethoven’s day'

Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Haus | 53113 Bonn

The electoral capital in Beethoven’s day. Court life and town society. Culture, education and the economy.

23.10.2020 to 11.04.2021

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

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

"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

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
Leichte Sprache
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