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Beethoven Orchestra Bonn

The Beethoven Orchestra Bonn is one of the most important „ambassadors“ of Bonn's culture, meanwhile successfully promoting the city’s musical image abroad.

Dirk Kaftan

The orchestra of the city bears, of course, the name of the famous son: Beethoven Orchestra founded in 1907 is the musical „ambassador“ of Bonn. It promotes Bonn successfully with ist concerts in Germany and in other countries and its CD recordings. The orchestra plays an important artistic role in the Beethoven festival programmes and has been awarded several times with the German „Echo“.

Since the beginning of the season 2017/2018 conductor Dirk Kaftan ist at the top of the orchestra.