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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 in the year 2020. 

Information subject to change at short notice. We assume no responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of the information.


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Late Mozart, brand-new Poppe | 8 pm

Opernhaus Bonn | 53111 Bonn



Joseph Haydn

Sinfonia no. 83 in G minor, Hob. I:83 'La Poule') (1785)


Enno Poppe

Violin Concerto (2019)(world premiere, commissioned by Beethovenfest Bonn),


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Sinfonia no. 40 in G minor (‘Great G-minor Symphony’, K 550), KV 550




Carolin Widmann violin

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Enno Poppe conductor (violin concerto)

Matthew Truscott, director


Student concert - Beethoven in Lichtenberg

Kulturhaus Karlshorst | 10318 Berlin

Beethoven's creative legacy in the light of the present.


Joint concert by students of the Lichtenberg Music School and the pianist Benjamin Levitsky.


Beethoven in Lichtenberg is a musical project on the occasion of the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven.

Side programme

Schülerkonzert - Beethoven in Lichtenberg

Das schöpferische Erbe Beethovens im Lichte der Gegenwart.


Gemeinsames Konzert von Schüler*innen der Musikschule Lichtenberg und des Pianisten Benjamin Levitsky.


Beethoven in Lichtenberg ist ein musikalisches Projekt anlässlich des 250. Geburtstages von Ludwig van Beethoven.

17.03.2020 to 17.03.2020
Side programme

My Son Ludwig

Mutter-Beethoven-Haus | 56077 Koblenz

The chamber drama takes the audience to the birthplace and deathbed of Maria Magdalena, the mother of the famous Ludwig van Beethoven, with a touching, emotional performance featuring a pianist and Beethoven’s music.

14.03.2020 to 03.05.2020

International Beethovenfest Bonn 2020 »Be embraced«

various venues |

Special spring edition of the Bonn Beethovenfest.

13.03.2020 to 22.03.2020

BTHVN2020 Musikfrachter

Due to the current corona development, the BTHVN2020 Musikfrachter will not start its tour to Vienna. All events with public traffic are stopped with immediate effect. 

But life on the freighter continued: On the weekend of March 28 and 29, the BTHVN2020 Musikfrachter broadcasted a 24-hour online…

12.03.2020 to 19.04.2020

Salvador Dalí and Hans Arp. The Birth of Memory

Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck | 53424 Remagen

For the first time, a major exhibition endeavours to show the hitherto unnoticed parallels between the contemporaries Salvador Dalí and Hans Arp. Both artists developed a unique and individual visual language in the Surrealist circle of Paris.

Part of the exhibition is also dedicated to Dalí's fascination with his fellow radical artist Ludwig van Beethoven.

16.02.2020 to 16.08.2020

Tony Conrad

Kölnischer Kunstverein | 50667 Köln

The Kölnischer Kunstverein presents the first comprehensive exhibition of Tony Conrad's oeuvre in Germany. The exhibition will also feature the realization of a performance and music series.


Tony Conrad (1940-2016) was an experimental artist and a key figure for media artists such as Tony Oursler and Mike Kelley. As a violinist, he was one of the co-founders of Minimal Music and a pioneer of drone music, together with La Monte Young and John Cale.

15.02.2020 to 12.07.2020

Jeremy Deller - Wir haben die Schnauze voll

Bonner Kunstverein | 53119 Bonn

The Bonner Kunstverein shows the renowned artist Jeremy Deller in a solo exhibition with a new large commissioned work.

12.02.2020 to 05.07.2020


Theater am Bismarckplatz | 93047 Regensburg

The Beethoven Year 2020 starts at the Regensburg Theatre with the world premiere of the opera "Minona" by the Estonian composer Jüri Reinvere, who is already well known in Germany in the field of symphonic music. With "Minona", he introduces himself to the German opera audience for the first time.

On the occasion of Ludwig van Beethoven's 250th birthday, the opera is dedicated to the fate of Minona von Stackelberg. Evidence suggests that she is Beethoven's biological daughter.

25.01.2020 to 30.05.2020
Side programme
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