4TH WEIMAR BACH CANTATA ACADEMY: 6. – 19. August

For the fourth time Helmuth Rilling, the legendary Bach interpreter and translator, invites young musicians from all over the world to Weimar to study and perform in the authentic place of Bach’s cantatas. In the past three years, 70 musicians […]

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Thursday,13.July2017 | Jens Haentzschel | in: News - Bachwochen News

Musicologist Dr. Claus Oefner died – Thuringia Bach Festival mourns for founding member and former chairman

The musicologist and publicist Dr. Claus Oefner is dead. The school musician who was born in Themar on May 26, 1938, earned a reputation for Bach and telemann care in Thuringia after studying music pedagogy and science in Weimar and Halle. Dr. Claus […]

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Friday,5.May2017 | Jens Haentzschel | in: News

Thuringia Bach Festival 2017 with a successful result: Over 18,000 visitors visiting the festival – utilization rate of 82 percent

With more than 18,000 visitors, Thuringia’s biggest music festival was able to prove its international appeal and quality this year. “The Jubilee of the Reformation and our dedicated music festival for Martin Luther at the end of the […]

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Friday,5.May2017 | Jens Haentzschel | in: News

CONCLUDING CONCERT — „Komm, süßer Tod“ – Music from the Reformation and counter-Reformation in Eisenach (1. May)

The ensemble L’Arpeggiata has a unique place in the world of classical music. Whether with Monteverdi, Handel or Latin American music – the intelligent arrangements by the leader, Christina Pluhar, delight a broad audience which is carried away […]

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Monday,1.May2017 | Jens Haentzschel | in: News

In search of Luther amongst piano music – Ragna Schirmer in Eisenach (1. May)

With her unique interpretations, pianist Ragna Schirmer is held in high esteem, even beyond Germany’s borders. Her artful way of nuancing, her attention to detail, and her passion for rediscovering well known and lesser known compositions and […]

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Sunday,30.April2017 | Jens Haentzschel | in: News

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

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