• When

    September 6th to September 29th

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  • Artists

1

August

31

Fri

8:00 pm

Opening Concert: Beethoven's Fifth

  • Bertrand Chamayou piano
  • Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
  • Mikko Franck Conductor
Works by Maurice Ravel, Camille Saint-Saëns and Ludwig van Beethoven
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »New York«

2

August

31

Fri

8:00 pm

Ludwig's Lounge on Friday

Enjoy some great food and the best view of the screen and over the Marktplatz!

On screen: A broadcast of the performance by Bertrand Chamayou, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and Mikko Franck
Marktplatz

3

September

1

Sat

11:00 am

‘Egmont’ redivivus

  • Nike Wagner Speaker
  • Markus Meyer narrator
  • Sophia Brommer soprano
  • Beethoven Orchester Bonn
  • Phil­har­mo­nischer Chor der Stadt Bonn
  • Dirk Kaftan Conductor
Works by Mauricio Kagel, Ludwig van Beethoven and Paul Griffiths
Universität Bonn, Aula

2

September

1

Sat

7:30 pm

Ludwig's Lounge on Saturday

A treat for all senses: That's Ludwig's Lounge on Saturday!

On screen: Leonard Bernstein's legendary 1989 interpretation of »The Ninth« (recorded at Konzerthaus Berlin)
Marktplatz

2

September

1

Sat

7:30 pm

Einspielung der Neunten

Perfectly in tune with 'The Ninth': Enjoy music under the stars together with other Bonn residents!

On screen: Leonard Bernstein's legendary 1989 interpretation of Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony no. 9 in D minor op. 125 (recorded in the Berlin Konzerthaus)

Free admission

Marktplatz

4

September

1

Sat

8:00 pm

Quintessences

  • Renaud Capuçon violin
  • Russisches National­orchester
  • Mikhail Pletnev Conductor
Works by Gioachino Rossini, Robert Schumann and Dmitri Shostakovich
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »New York«

5

September

2

Sun

6:00 pm

Rhenish music festivals

  • Robin Johannsen soprano
  • Marion Eckstein alto
  • Corby Welch tenor
  • Matthias Winckhler bass
  • Bonner Kammer­chor
  • Georg Hage preparation
  • Chorus Musicus Köln
  • Orchester Rheinton
  • Christoph Spering Conductor
Works by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Ludwig van Beethoven and Ferdinand Ries
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »New York«

2

September

2

Sun

6:00 pm

Live-Übertragung des Konzertes mit dem Orchester Rheinton

A strong finish for our opening weekend: Enjoy the historic atmosphere on the Bonn Marktplatz with an open air broadcast of music by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Ludwig van Beethoven and Ferdinand Ries.

Sunday evening on screen: Bonner Kammer­chor, Chorus Musicus Köln und das Orchester Rheinton under Christoph Spering

Free admission

Marktplatz

2

September

2

Sun

6:00 pm

Ludwig's Lounge on Sunday

Historical program in a historical setting, accompanied by good food and drinks: That's Ludwigs Lounge on Sunday.

On screen: Bonner Kammerchor, Chorus Musicus Köln and Orchester Rheinton under Christoph Spering
Marktplatz

201

September

2

Sun

7:30 pm

The ‘Tempest’ Sonata en rose

  • CCN – Ballet de Lorraine
  • Mathilde Monnier Choreography
  • Twyla Tharp Choreography
  • Merce Cunning­ham Choreography
  • Tanguy de Williencourt piano
Works by Mathilde Monnier, Twyla Tharp and Merce Cunningham
Oper Bonn

8

September

4

Tue

8:00 pm

The cradle of genius: music at the Cologne court

  • Orchester l’arte del mondo
  • Verena Fischer transverse flute
  • Elisabeth Weber violin
  • Petar Mancev violin, viola
  • Priscila Rodriguez-Cabaleiro viola
  • Linda Mantcheva violoncello
  • Christine Schornsheim grand piano forte
Works by Felice Giardini, Andreas Romberg, Christian Gottlob Neefe and Ludwig van Beethoven
Kleine Beethovenhalle

9

September

4

Tue

8:00 pm

Craftsmanship and commitment

  • vision string quartet
  • Jakob Encke violin
  • Daniel Stoll violin
  • Sander Stuart viola
  • Leonard Disselhorst violoncello
Works by Franz Schubert and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Burg Namedy

12

September

5

Wed

8:00 pm

Theatrical sonata

  • Hermann Beil direction, Speaker (Ferdinand Waldmüller, painter)
  • Martin Schwab Speaker (Ludwig van Beethoven)
  • Verena Buss Speaker (Anton Schindler, his loyal assistent)
Works by Gert Jonke
Theater im Ballsaal

13

September

5

Wed

8:00 pm

Devil‘s bargain and masked ball

  • Dietrich Henschel direction, narrator, baritone
  • Oxalys Ensemble
Works by Francis Poulenc and Igor Stravinsky
Schloss Birlinghoven

202

September

5

Wed

8:00 pm

‘Admirable musician’

  • Dorothee Mields soprano
  • Anne­kathrin Laabs alto
  • Martin Koch tenor
  • Thomas de Vries baritone
  • Vox Bona Kammerchor der Kreuzkirche Bonn
  • Orchester l’arte del mondo
  • Karin Freist-Wissing preparation
  • Werner Ehrhardt Conductor
Works by Andrea Luchesi and Ludwig van Beethoven
Kreuzkirche

15

September

6

Thu

8:00 pm

Theatrical sonata

  • Martin Schwab Speaker (Ludwig van Beethoven)
  • Verena Buss Speaker (Anton Schindler, his loyal assistent)
  • Hermann Beil direction, Speaker (Ferdinand Waldmüller, painter)
Works by Gert Jonke
Theater im Ballsaal

203

September

6

Thu

8:00 pm

C minor in a new guise

  • Marino Formenti piano
  • MDR Sinfonie­orchester
  • Stefan Asbury Conductor
Works by Bernhard Lang, Ludwig van Beethoven and Richard Strauss
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »New York«

18

September

7

Fri

8:00 pm

‘Politics is fate’

  • Ben Cruchley piano
  • Giorgos Kanaris baritone
  • Beethoven Orchester Bonn
  • Leonard Bernad bass baritone
  • Christian Georg tenor
  • Seollyeon Konwitschny director
  • Rose Weissgerber soprano
  • Charlotte Quadt alto
  • Hermes Helfricht Conductor
Works by Karl Amadeus Hartmann and Viktor Ullmann
Theater Bonn, Werkstatt

204

September

7

Fri

8:00 pm

Sir András Schiff

  • András Schiff piano
Works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Béla Bartók and Franz Schubert
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »New York«

205

September

8

Sat

4:00 pm

Visionary sonatas

  • Dénes Várjon piano
Works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Robert Schumann and Franz Liszt
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »New York«

22

September

8

Sat

8:00 pm

Wooden elephant

  • Wooden Elephant
  • Aoife Ní Bhriain violin
  • Hulda Jónsdóttir violin
  • Ian Anderson viola
  • Stefan Hadjiev violoncello
  • Nikolai Matthews double bass
  • Kaan Bulak Composition, Live Electronics
Works by Kaan Bulak and Radiohead

Sold out

Fabrik 45

23

September

8

Sat

8:00 pm

Berlin melting pot

  • Berlin Counter­point
  • Aaron Dan flute
  • Viola Wilmsen oboe
  • Sacha Rattle clarinet
  • Heidi Mockert bassoon
  • Andrej Zust horn
  • Zeynep Özsuca piano
Works by György Ligeti, Ludwig van Beethoven and Maurice Ravel
St. Evergislus Brenig

207

September

9

Sun

4:00 pm

Time-travelling to Beethoven

  • Dénes Várjon piano
Works by Alban Berg, Franz Liszt, György Kurtág and Ludwig van Beethoven
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »New York«

25

September

9

Sun

7:30 pm

STORY WATER

  • Ensemble Modern
  • Emanuel Gat Dance
  • Emanuel Gat Choreography
Works by Pierre Boulez, Rebecca Saunders, Emanuel Gat and Ensemble Modern
Oper Bonn

208

September

9

Sun

8:00 pm

Preludes to silence

  • András Schiff piano
Works by Franz Schubert and Ludwig van Beethoven
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »New York«

28

September

10

Mon

8:00 pm

Time and eternity

  • Camerata Bern
  • Patricia Kopatchins­kaja direction, violin
Works by John Zorn, Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Alexander Arkhangelsky, Nikolai Ikonikov, Guillaume de Machaut, Frank Martin and Luboš Fišer
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »Nairobi«

209

September

11

Tue

8:00 pm

‘God-given legacy’

  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Kit Armstrong piano
  • Tomo Keller direction
Works by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Ludwig van Beethoven and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »New York«

31

September

12

Wed

8:00 pm

Piano eight-hands

  • Klavierduo Jost & Costa
  • Yseult Jost piano
  • Domingos Costa piano
  • Klavierduo Gerwig & González
  • Christine Gerwig piano
  • Efraín González Ruano piano
Works by Bedřich Smetana, Ludwig van Beethoven, Silvestre Revueltas, Peter Tchaikovsky, Franz Liszt and Camille Saint-Saëns

Sold out

Volksbankhaus

32

September

12

Wed

8:00 pm

Three decades of the Minguet Quartet

  • Minguet Quartett
  • Ulrich Isfort violin
  • Annette Reisinger violin
  • Aroa Sorin viola
  • Matthias Diener violoncello
  • Detmar Kurig double bass
Works by Paul Hindemith, Gioachino Rossini, Wolfgang Rihm and Johannes Brahms
Stadtmuseum Siegburg, Forum

33

September

13

Thu

8:00 pm

Prison camp / Underground

  • öster­reichisches ensemble für neue musik
  • Ekkehard Windrich violin
  • Peter Sigl violoncello
  • Theodor Burkali clarinet
  • Zarko Perisic bassoon
  • Nora Skuta piano
Works by Olivier Messiaen and Constantin Regamey
Beethoven-Haus

34

September

13

Thu

8:00 pm

Poets of jazz

  • Emil Brandqvist Trio
  • Emil Brandqvist drums
  • Tuomas A. Turunen piano
  • Max Thornberg bass
Harmonie Endenich

35

September

14

Fri

8:00 pm

For the left hand

  • Alexandre Tharaud piano
  • Beethoven Orchester Bonn
  • Dirk Kaftan Conductor
Works by Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Maurice Ravel and Gustav Mahler
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »New York«

36

September

14

Fri

8:00 pm

'ANNNA³. The Worlds of Infinite Shifts'

  • Alexandra Waierstall Choreography
  • Volker Bertelmann / HAUSCHKA Composition
  • Sita Ostheimer dance
  • Anna Pehrsson dance
  • Karolina Szymura dance
Works by Volker Bertelmann / HAUSCHKA and Alexandra Waierstall
Forum der Bundeskunsthalle

38

September

15

Sat

8:00 pm

'ANNNA³. The Worlds of Infinite Shifts'

  • Alexandra Waierstall Choreography
  • Volker Bertelmann / HAUSCHKA Composition
  • Sita Ostheimer dance
  • Anna Pehrsson dance
  • Karolina Szymura dance
Works by Volker Bertelmann / HAUSCHKA and Alexandra Waierstall
Forum der Bundeskunsthalle

39

September

15

Sat

8:00 pm

Music:Eyes – SymFusion

  • Music:Eyes Ensemble
  • Etienne Abelin direction
  • Alexandre Kordzaia composition, Live Electronics
  • Gabriel Prokofiev Composition, Live Electronics
Works by Gabriel Prokofiev and Ludwig van Beethoven
Telekom Forum

40

September

16

Sun

2:00 pm

‘It must be!’

  • Ben Cruchley piano
  • Peter Hagmann Discussion
  • Friederike Wißmann Discussion
  • Zemlinsky Quartet
  • František Souček violin
  • Petr Střížek violin
  • Petr Holman viola
  • Vladimír Fortin violoncello
Works by Leoš Janáček, Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Bedřich Smetana and Ludwig van Beethoven
Beethoven-Haus

42

September

16

Sun

6:00 pm

‘progressive piano pieces’ for four hands

  • Klavierduo Simon & Várjon
  • Izabella Simon piano
  • Dénes Várjon piano
Works by Robert Schumann, Claude Debussy, Béla Bartók, György Kurtág, Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven
Steigenberger Grandhotel Petersberg, Rotunde

210

September

16

Sun

6:00 pm

Tournedos Rossini

  • Orchestra da Camera di Mantova
  • Stefano Guarino violoncello
  • Paolo Beltramini clarinet
Works by Gioachino Rossini
Kleine Beethovenhalle

43

September

16

Sun

7:00 pm

Encounters 2018: Seven last words

  • Birgit Minichmayr Reciter
  • Ensemble Resonanz
  • Christian Curnyn Conductor
  • DJ Nikae
Works by Joseph Haydn and Wolfgang Herrndorf
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »New York«

27

September

16

Sun

8:00 pm

‘Politics is fate’

  • Ben Cruchley piano
  • Giorgos Kanaris baritone
  • Leonard Bernad bass baritone
  • Beethoven Orchester Bonn
  • Christian Georg tenor
  • Seollyeon Konwitschny director
  • Rose Weissgerber soprano
  • Charlotte Quadt alto
  • Hermes Helfricht Conductor
Works by Karl Amadeus Hartmann and Viktor Ullmann
Theater Bonn, Werkstatt

44

September

17

Mon

6:00 pm

The lightness of being

  • Collectif Petit Travers
  • Nicolas Mathis Juggler
  • Denis Fargetton Juggler
  • Julien Clément Juggler
  • Ursula Alvarez piano
Forum der Bundeskunsthalle

45

September

18

Tue

8:00 pm

For Mauricio Kagel

  • Liszt-Trio Weimar
  • Andreas Lehmann violin
  • Tim Stolzenburg violoncello
  • Christian Wilm Müller piano
Works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Mauricio Kagel
Beethoven-Haus

47

September

19

Wed

8:00 pm

Sombre gondolas

  • Andreas Seidel violin
  • Steffen Schleier­macher piano
Works by Erik Satie and Franz Liszt
Collegium Leoninum

48

September

19

Wed

8:00 pm

The 30th year

  • Minguet Quartett
  • Ulrich Isfort violin
  • Annette Reisinger violin
  • Aroa Sorin viola
  • Matthias Diener violoncello
  • Thorsten Johanns clarinet
Works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Carl Maria von Weber and Claude Debussy
La Redoute

49

September

20

Thu

8:00 pm

A summit meeting for young Indian and German musicians

  • Bernhard Schimpelsberger percussion
  • Rakesh Chaurasia Bansuri
  • SPLASH – Perkussion NRW
  • Bundes­jugend­orchester
  • Taal Yogi Ashram & Nãd-Roop Percussion Ensemble
  • Leslie Suganan­darajah Conductor
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »New York«

51

September

20

Thu

8:00 pm

Trio and symphony – united!

  • Ensemble Cristofori
  • Arthur Schoonder­woerd direction, grand piano forte
Works by Joseph Haydn, Carl Maria von Weber and Ludwig van Beethoven
Kleine Beethovenhalle

53

September

20

Thu

8:00 pm

Worlds of choral music

  • Prager Philhar­monischer Chor
  • Ludmila Kromková alto
  • Lukáš Vasilek Conductor
  • Tomáš Jamník violoncello
  • Miloslav Pelikán tenor
  • Jakub Kettner baritone
  • Petr Střížek violin
  • Jana Boušková harp
  • Vladimír Fortin violoncello
Works by John Tavener, Petr Eben, Carl Orff and Pēteris Vasks
St. Hildegard Mehlem

54

September

21

Fri

8:00 pm

Songs of fate, old and new

  • Adriana Kohútková soprano
  • Franz Mazura narrator
  • Aurélie Franck mezzo soprano
  • Pavel Švingr bass
  • Michal Lehotský tenor
  • Daniela Valtová Kosinová organ
  • Prager Philhar­monischer Chor
  • Sinfonie­orchester Flandern
  • Lukáš Vasilek preparation
  • Jan Latham-Koenig Conductor
Works by Johannes Brahms, Dieter Schnebel and Leoš Janáček
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »New York«

211

September

22

Sat

8:00 pm

Heaven and Hell

  • Anna Caterina Antonacci soprano
  • Bryan Register tenor
  • Kyle Ketelsen bass
  • Tschechischer Philharmo­nischer Chor Brno
  • Les Siècles
  • Petr Fiala preparation
  • François-Xavier Roth Conductor
Works by Hector Berlioz
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »New York«

57

September

23

Sun

6:00 pm

Closing Concert: ‘For future ages’

  • ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien
  • Michael Boder Conductor
Works by Morton Feldman and Anton Bruckner
World Conference Center Bonn, Saal »New York«