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Bonn Region

Beethoven Jubilee Year 2020

The 250th birthday of the city of Bonn’s most famous son, Ludwig van Beethoven, was celebrated as the Beethoven anniversary year with a high international profile from 16.12.2019 until september 2021.


The musical guests include major celebrities such as Sir Simon Rattle with the London Symphony Orchestra, the maestro Daniel Barenboim and Teodor Currentis. You can find an overview of the programme for the entire year on the website of the Beethoven Anniversary Society BTHVN2020.


The range of events during the anniversary offered major musical experiences throughout the year in concerts, exhibitions, operas, film, dance or theatre productions. But Beethoven’s works were also illuminated from various perspectives in symposia and educational programmes.


You can find information for travel agents here.