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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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Bonner Zwischentöne

Kreuzkirche Bonn | 53113 Bonn

Within the framework of the City of Bonn’s major anniversary celebrations, the pianist Fabian Müller will perform all of Beethoven’s piano concertos together with the Cologne Chamber Orchestra on two evenings. The five piano concertos present a wonderful overall picture of the development of these works and thus the composer himself.



Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major op. 15

Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major op. 19

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor op. 37


Ya Farhatan

Nachfolge-Christi-Kirche | 53227 Bonn

By means of an aesthetic examination and a new setting of Schiller's "An die Freude" in Arabic and German, the composer Saad Thamir has made it his goal to create a new symbiotic musical structure consisting of Arabic and Western musical culture. Since the Arabic aesthetic principle is most clearly recognizable in calligraphy, the calligrapher Shahid Alam will design the poem on a canvas with Arabic script on the concert evening.


Master Class in Song Accompaniment with Marcelo Amaral

Kursaal Bad Honnef | 53604 Bad Honnef

Experience Marcelo Amaral as he teaches young pianists who have specialized in song accompaniment.

24.09.2021 to 24.09.2021

Lieder.Freude.Miteinander – an Evening of Song with Juliane Banse/Helmut Deutsch

Kursaal Bad Honnef | 53604 Bad Honnef

Two titans of the art of song set the final chord for the festival "Lieder.Freude.Miteinander."

24.09.2021 to 24.09.2021
Concert Format

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

Zündstoff Beethoven

Beethoven-Haus Bonn | 53111 Bonn

Special exhibition of the Paul Sacher Foundation.

Daily between 10-17 o'clock


postponed to 2021: 3 June to 3 October 2021

03.06.2021 to 03.10.2021

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

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

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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