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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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26
Sep

Young Stars - Verus String Quartet

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Hauses Bonn | 53111 Bonn

The year 2021 is the year of the German-Japanese friendship, which was sealed by treaty 160 years ago. We are very pleased to welcome the Verus String Quartet, which was founded in 2006 and has since won many awards, to Bonn for a guest performance as part of their tour of Germany. With their 3rd prize at the ARD International Music Competition 2008, they are one of the most important young ensembles in Japan.

26.09.2021
26
Sep

Ya Farhatan

Stephanuskirche | 40591 Düsseldorf

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.

26.09.2021
18:00
Concert
26
Sep

"Waterloo" - silent film with live music accompaniment

LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn | 53115 Bonn

Under the title "Beethoven and his time in silent film", the Förderverein Filmkultur Bonn e.V. presents a total of three silent films with live music accompaniment. The films take visitors on a journey back in time to the 18th century - right into the heart of Beethoven's rebellious era, which was characterised by revolutions and heroes, battles, courage and betrayal.

26.09.2021
Concert Format
26
Sep

"Der Katzensteg" - silent film with live music accompaniment

LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn | 53115 Bonn

Under the title "Beethoven and his time in silent film", the Förderverein Filmkultur Bonn e.V. presents a total of three silent films with live music accompaniment. The films take visitors on a journey back in time to the 18th century - right into the heart of Beethoven's rebellious era, which was characterised by revolutions and heroes, battles, courage and betrayal.

"Der Katzensteg" - silent film with live music accompaniment

26.09.2021
Concert Format
13
Jun

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
19:00
Concert
3
Jun

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
Exhibition
25
Apr

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
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
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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