Internationale Beethovenfeste Bonn

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Country and Region GermanyNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Bonn, Nordrheim-Westfalen, Germany
Festival Contact Information

Internationale Beethovenfeste Bonn GmbH
Poppelsdorfer Allee 17
53115 Bonn
Phone: (49) 228-20-10-345
Fax: (49) 228-20-10-333

Festival Description

Member of the European Festivals Association since 2000. One of the first music festivals of modern Europe, created by Franz Liszt in 1845. The programming focuses the denominators oeuvre, putting music of very different historical periods together with contemporary creation into a special context with this rich oeuvre. The modern era of the Bonn Beethoven Festival, founded by pianist Elly Ney, began in 1931, with three very popular “Beethoven days” Since that festival, the Beethoven Festival is celebrated annually.

Festival Dates September 5 - October 5, 2013
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Festival Events:

Featured artists 2012:
  • Michael Tilson Thomas
  • David Orlowsky Trio
  • Spark
  • Aniello Desderio
  • Emanuel Ax
  • Igudesmann & Joo
  • Andras Schiff
  • Borodin Quartet
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen


Practical Info:

  • By phone
    (49) 180-500-1812
  • By fax
    (49) 228-201-0333


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