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Beethoven@250 is a Bay Area-wide celebration throughout 2020 to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth in conjunction with performing organizations and individual musicians & groups.

In 2020, the entire world will be celebrating the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), the creative genius whose music continues to inspire and enrich the lives of people all over the globe. As a large metropolitan area with a diverse and rich music scene, the San Francisco Bay Area is positioned to be one of the major hubs of the anniversary celebrations. Beethoven@250 is a celebration that will bring together performing organizations, individual musicians and groups, teachers and students, professionals and amateurs, for an inclusive and participatory year-long festival that will offer many opportunities to hear, learn, and discover Beethoven and his music.




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