Reassurance: A prologue to the festival on Bach’s birthday

V1 | Weimar Baroque


21.03.23 at 19:30 Uhr


Arnstadt - Bachkirche


Arnstadt - Bachkirche

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Reassurance is the order of the day in these demanding times – and the theme of the Thuringia Bach Festival to come. On Bach’s birthday we look forwards with a prologue concert which presents a reflection on the theme alongside music matching the theme: thoughts of the president of the German Ethics Council, Professor Alena Buyx. With the ensemble Weimar Baroque you can experience a baroque orchestra which is still youthful, in that musicians from around Germany have come together to engage with detailed content and stylistic work which meets their aspirations.


Weimar Baroque

Dorothea Wagner – soprano
Jaro Kirchgeßner – alto
Tobias Hunger – tenor
Tobias Berndt – baritone

Alena Buyx – reflexion

Hans Christian Martin – leader


Johann Sebastian Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 BWV 1049, I. Allegro
from the Schemelli Songbook „Die güldne Sonne“ BWV 451
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 BWV 1047, II. Andante
from the Schemelli Songbook
„Was bist du doch o Seele so betrübet?“ BWV 506
„Wo ist mein Schäflein, das ich liebe?“ BWV 507
„O liebe Seele, zieh die Sinnen“ BWV 494
from the cantata BWV 208, choir „Lebe, Sonne dieser Erden“

Prof. Alena Buyx, Vorsitzende des Deutschen Ethikrates

Johann Sebastian Bach
from the Schemelli Songbook „Gott lebet noch“ BWV 461
from the cantata BWV 208, aria „Ich habe genung“
from the Easter oratorio BWV 208, aria „Sanfte soll mein Todeskummer“
from the cantata BWV 138, aria „Auf Gott steht meine Zuversicht“
motet „O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht“ BWV 118


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An der Neuen Kirche
99310 - Arnstadt - Thuringia

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