Thuringia Bach Festival
Thüringer Bachwochen

The Thuringia Bach Festival is the largest festival of classical mus­ic in the Free State of Thuringia. Specialising in Baroque music and performing the works of Johann Sebastian Bach in authentic sites, the festival appeals to music lovers and tourists alike.

Upcoming Events

22.04.
Meiningen | Stadtkirche St. Marien | 10:00

cantata church service

Meininger Kantorei
22.04.
Dornheim | Kirche St. Bartholomäus | 11:30

Maria Włoszczowska

Works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Philipp Telemann, and Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber
22.04.
Dornheim | Kirche St. Bartholomäus | 11:30

Daniel Lozakovich

22.04.
Dornheim | Kirche St. Bartholomäus | 13:00

Geführte Wanderung mit Maria Barbara Bach

von Dornheim nach Arnstadt
22.04.
Waltershausen | Stadtkirche | 15:00

Hildebrandt Consort

Bach | Dekonink: Grand Mass 1739 for Bach and Luther
22.04.
Arnstadt | Bachkirche | 16:00

Bachführung in Arnstadt

22.04.
Arnstadt | Bachkirche | 18:00

Pierre-Laurent Aimard

Goldberg Variations BWV 988 and works by Arnold Schönberg
22.04.
Eisenach | Bachhaus | 19:30

Helena Zemanova and Francesco Romano

Bach and the court lute
23.04.
Weimar | Notenbank | 14:00

Community!

Sing together – experience the community.
24.04.
Weimar | Notenbank | 14:00

Community!

Sing together – experience the community.
25.04.
Weimar | Stadtkirche St. Peter und Paul | 15:00

Community!

Sing together – experience the community.
25.04.
Weimar | Stadtkirche St. Peter und Paul | 18:00

Apollo5

Final Concert Community! Workshop
26.04.
Weimar | Musikgymnasium Belvedere | 19:30

Amandine Beyer and Kristian Bezuidenhout

works by Johann Sebastian and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Georg Friedrich Händel, and Johann Georg Pisendel
26.04.
Jena | Volkshaus | 19:30

Flowers (we are)

ECCE
27.04.
Weimar | Stadtkirche St. Peter und Paul | 16:00

Ricercar Consort

Thuringian cantatas BWV 131, 155, 165, and 199
27.04.
Jena | Volkshaus | 18:00

Flowers (we are)

ECCE
27.04.
Eisenach | Wartburg | 19:30

Concerto Italiano

Variations on Variations
28.04.
Mühlhausen | Divi-Blasii-Kirche | 15:00

Harriet Krijgh & SIGNUM saxophone quartet

BACHianas
28.04.
Arnstadt | Bachkirche | 17:00

Studierende der Hochschulen für Musik Weimar und Nürnberg

Bach: sonatas for violin and harpsichord
28.04.
Erfurt | Theater Erfurt | 19:30

MDR Sinfonieorchester

Mahler: Symphony No. 1 D major and works by Johann Sebastian Bach
29.04.
Mühlhausen | Kulturstätte Schwanenteich | 10:00

Bach für Kinder

SIGNUM saxophone quartet
29.04.
Erfurt | Collegium Maius | 15:00

Bach für Kinder

SIGNUM saxophone quartet
29.04.
Erfurt | Kontor | 18:30

John Kameel Farah

Works by Bach, Farah, and Schönberg arranged for piano and electronics
30.04.
Eisenach | Bachhaus | 19:30

Romina Lischka and Maude Gratton

works by Johann Sebastian Bach for viola da gamba and harpsichord
30.04.
Jena | Trafo | 20:00

John Kameel Farah

Works by Bach, Farah, and Schönberg arranged for piano and electronics
01.05.
Wilhelmsthal | Schloss Wilhelmsthal | 11:30

4 Times Baroque

works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Georg Philipp Telemann
01.05.
Seitenroda | Leuchtenburg | 15:00

Romina Lischka and Maude Gratton

works by Johann Sebastian Bach for viola da gamba and harpsichord
01.05.
Weimar | Stadtkirche St. Peter und Paul | 18:00

Concerto Köln & Banjamin Appl

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 BWV 1049 and arias and sinfonias from cantatas
02.05.
Ettersburg | Schloss Ettersburg | 20:00

NOA

Letters to Bach
03.05.
Apolda | Eiermann-Bau | 19:30

Violaine Cochard and Edouard Ferlet

Bach Plucked / Unplucked
04.05.
Arnstadt | Bachkirche | 14:00

Bachführung in Arnstadt

04.05.
Arnstadt | Bachkirche | 16:00

Solomon’s Knot

motets by Johann Sebastian and Johann Christoph Bach
04.05.
Erfurt | Franz Mehlhose | 18:00

Goldberg.

Ein Papiertheater des ThéÂtre Mont d’Hiver
04.05.
Weimar | Schießhaus | 19:30

Schumann Quartett

Chiaroscuro
04.05.
Erfurt | Franz Mehlhose | 20:00

Goldberg.

Ein Papiertheater des ThéÂtre Mont d’Hiver
04.05.
Erfurt | Dom St. Marien | 21:00

Bachs Globus

Eine virtuell erweiterte szenische Vorlesung
05.05.
Gotha | Margarethenkirche | 10:00

cantata church service

Bachchor and Vocalkreis Gotha
05.05.
Ohrdruf | Kirche St. Trinitatis | 15:00

Ensemble Odyssee

Werke von works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Philipp Telemann, Johann Friedrich Fasch, and Christoph Graupner
05.05.
Erfurt | Alter Güterbahnhof (Zughafen) | 19:30

STEGREIF.orchester

from Bach to Bauhaus: a staged concert
13.09.
Eisenach | Georgenkirche | 19:30

A Bachland Pilgrimage

Gaechinger Cantorey || Bach: Mass in B minor BWV 232
14.09.
Dornheim | Kirche St. Bartholomäus | 11:30

A Bachland Pilgrimage

Mayumi Hirasaki and Christine Schornsheim
14.09.
Weimar | Stadtkirche St. Peter und Paul | 19:30

A Bachland Pilgrimage

Gaechinger Cantorey || Bach: Weimar cantatas BWV 12, 21, and 182
15.09.
Weimar | Stadtkirche St. Peter und Paul | 10:00

A Bachland Pilgrimage

Kantatengottesdienst
15.09.
Arnstadt | Bachkirche | 16:00

Bachführung in Arnstadt

15.09.
Arnstadt | Bachkirche | 16:00

A Bachland Pilgrimage

Gaechinger Cantorey || Bach: St John Passion BWV 245

Bachland Thuringia

The state of Thuringia forms an ideal backdrop to the festival because of the unique role it played in the life of Johann Sebastian Bach.

Explore the Bachland

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