Additional concert: Franz Vitzthum in Wilhelmsthal (30 April at 12:30 pm)

On the way back the excursion will take in a small diversion to castle Wilhelmsthal, a bewitching place in which Georg Philipp Telemann organised many concerts over a number of years. Here the young countertenor, Franz Vitzthum, pre-sents an […]

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Tuesday,25.April2017 | Jens Haentzschel | in: News

Next highlight: Opening of the music festival for Martin Luther (April 28)

“To conclude, after the word of God, noble music is the greatest treasure on earth.“ This is how Martin Luther epitomised the worth of music long ago – and thus provided the best reason for the 2017 Thuringia Bach Festival once more to […]

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Tuesday,25.April2017 | Jens Haentzschel | in: News - Bachwochen News

Goldberg Variations – ternary patterns for insomnia: Music meets Dance in Erfurt (22.4.)

Andersson Dance and Scottish Ensemble: Goldberg Variations – ternary patterns for insomnia Art forms merge and surge with sublime synergy as Stockholm-based Andersson Dance and Glasgow-based Scottish Ensemble become true partners, interacting […]

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Wednesday,19.April2017 | Jens Haentzschel | in: News

Motet at a historical Bach-place (22.4.)

Johann Sebastian Bach was organist of the church in 1707/1708. Although he did not stay in the city long, the authorities recognised his musical abilities, and made him the consultant for rebuilding the organ. For this reason the church is the […]

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Wednesday,19.April2017 | Jens Haentzschel | in: News

bachSpace in Meiningen (20.4.)

Bach’s sonatas for violin and harpsichord are the basis for a spectacular project undertaken by three high-profile Swiss musicians. Bach’s original works are remixed, made foreign and re-composed electronically. From this arises an exciting […]

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Wednesday,19.April2017 | Jens Haentzschel | in: News

Heavenly voices sing masterpieces – Review of the St. Matthew Passion

The setting was impressive, the choir and the orchestra were high-profile, and so Good Friday was again a festive day with a great concert: the performance of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion in the baptismal church in Eisenach. Also the newspaper […]

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Tuesday,18.April2017 | Jens Haentzschel | in: News

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