Sophie Dartigalongue awarded the Beethovenring 2014

Sophie Dartigalongue awarded the Beethovenring 2014

The prize was awarded to the young french bassoonist Sophie Dartigalongue.

    Beethovenfest 2015

    The Beethovenfest Bonn 2015 will take place from September 4th to October 4th, 2015. The programme will be published in spring. If you are interested in receiving information about next year’s festival, please click here to subscribe to our newsletter.


    Beethovenfest 2014

    The Beethovenfest Bonn 2014 festival finished on 5 October after 60 concerts and the ‘theatrical congress’ Save the world in collaboration with the Theater Bonn. There were a total of 39.000 tickets on sale for 60 events at 21 venues in Bonn and the surroundings. 33 of the concerts played to a full house, and overall, 87% of seats were sold.

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    Listen to our recorded festival concerts

    28 of the 66 concerts in the main programme were recorded or broadcast live by our media partners Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Deutschlandfunk / Deutschlandradio Kultur, and Deutsche Welle. Using the WDR 3 Concertplayer you can listen to a selection of concerts up to 30 days after they have been published.

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    Beethovenfest Bonn meets artists

    The Beethovenfest Bonn 2015 took place with more than 2000 artists. We had the chance to ask some of them, how they discovered their instrument, why they have chosen this special programme for Bonn and what it is like playing Beethoven’s music in the city of his birthplace.

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    • High-flyer

      Concerts by Young Artists

    • Come along!

      Suggestions for Students and Children's Concerts

    • Visions

      New Music and First Performances