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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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28
May

"Beethoven – so what?" – Presentation of a school project in Ahaus

Landesmusikakademie NRW | 48619 Heek

The focus of the BTHVN project of the Canisius School Ahaus is the development of a film that deals with scenes from Beethoven's bustling life, as well as the composer in the present day with his own star cultivators.

28.05.2021
28
May

Julius Eastman - Right thought, right music.

Theater im Ballsaal | 53121 Bonn

Beethoven's visions of a society with equality and without prejudice – how would a composer express it today? The vibrant American composer, pianist and singer Julius Eastman, picked up on the ideals of "liberty, equality and fraternity" and took them a musical step further also writing against racism and homophobia.

The humanist and visionary Eastman thereby referred to his composing predecessors.

 

Eve of the festival

28.05.2021
Festival
28
May

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

Kursaal Bad Honnef | 53604 Bad Honnef

Two titans of the Lied art open the "Lieder.Freude.Miteinander" festival, which literally translates as “Songs.Joy.Together”, in the historic surrounding of the Bad Honnef Kursaal.

28.05.2021 to 28.05.2021
20:00
Concert Format
27
May

'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
Exhibition
25
May

Digital Chamber Music Competition "Beethoven in His Time"

Rhein-Sieg-Halle | 53721 Siegburg

TAKE PART LIVE NOW AND JOIN IN THE EXCITEMENT DIGITALLY

 

Music competition for historical performance practice under the patronage of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.

 

Instrumentation: Chamber music for violin and fortepiano, violoncello and fortepiano, piano trio

25.05.2021 to 30.05.2021
Concert
2
May

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
Exhibition
29
Apr

" 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
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
18
Apr

"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
Exhibition
9
Mar

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
Exhibition
Leichte Sprache
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