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

Homage to Monteverdi (20.4.) and a cappella music from Bach to McFerrin (23.4.)

At their debut in the Bach Festival in 2015 they were madly celebrated – so that the Thuringian audience thereby became just part of the growing international community of fans of the English octet. Now the eight vocalists will return with a […]

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

Thuringia Bach Festival in the Luther Year – Interview with Silvius von Kessel

This year, the Thuringia Bach Festival are under special circumstances: For 2017 the Protestants also celebrate 500 years Martin Luther. Bach’s church music was not possible without Luther, said Silvius von Kessel, the musical director of the […]

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Friday,14.April2017 | Jens Haentzschel | in: News

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