Bach Festivals - Bach in Thuringia
The best timing for your trip would be to enable you to visit one of the many Bach Festivals that take place at particular times of year, or as a year-round concert series. Enjoy discovering, listening, and
Here you can find an overview of Thuringian Bach Festivals.
365 days of music
Discover Bach in Thuringia
Johann Sebastian Bach's music by well-known performers, renowned ensembles and promising young artists can be heard throughout Thuringia for almost the entire year. Impressive concerts in churches, atmospheric open airs or modern club nights celebrate the legacy of the composer and world star. Let yourself be inspired by the Bachland of Thuringia, its music and its artists.
Largest music festival in Thuringia
Thuringian Bach Festival
Every year during the weeks around Easter, more than 50 concerts take place in the historic Bach sites throughout the state, attracting some 20.000 Bach-lovers from all over the world. The places in Thuringia where Bach lived and worked during his early years are the centre of the Bach Festival.
Old treasures raised anew
Thuringian Bach Collegium
As the musical ambassador of the Free State, the Thuringian Bach Collegium plays several baroque gems in authentic locations as true to the original as possible. Including many that have never been available on CD. A CD with Bach's violin concertos will be released in 2021.
Historic variety of sounds
Thuringian Organ Summer
In Germany the organ enjoys such great respect that the UNESCO entered Germany’s organ building on its list of Cultural Heritage. If you go exploring in Thuringia, you will become part of a very special audience: about 2.000 examples of this “Queen of all instruments” from six centuries can be found here.