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BACH 300 - 300 Years J.S. Bach in Leipzig

Author: C Major Entertainment

In 1723, 300 years ago, J.S. Bach took up the post as Thomaskantor in Leipzig. An array of musical stars converges to celebrate on the city's market square

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    BACH 300 - 300 Years J.S. Bach in Leipzig © Jens Schlueter

  • BACH 300 - 300 Years J.S. Bach in Leipzig | Copyright: © Jens Schlueter

    BACH 300 - 300 Years J.S. Bach in Leipzig © Jens Schlueter

An array of musical stars converges in Leipzig to celebrate the 300th anniversary of Johann Sebastian Bach taking up his appointment as Kantor at the city’s iconic Thomaskirche – a post that he occupied for more than a quarter of a century, covering a period in which he created many of his greatest works. On a special open-air stage in the market square of Leipzig the Thomaner Choir and the Gewandhaus Orchestra under their current Thomaskantor Andreas Reize were joined by Lang Lang, Daniel Hope, Albrecht Mayer, Sophie Kauer, Francesca Aspromonte and Cameron Shahbazi.

Music includes highlights of Goldberg Variations, Mass in B Minor, Cello Suite No. 1, Double Concerto for Violin, Oboe, Strings, Orchestral Suites, various Arias, ...

Original title BACH 300 - 300 Years J.S. Bach in Leipzig
Recording location Market Square Leipzig, June 2023
Duration 134 mins
Production Company Heliodor in coproduction with ZDF in cooperation with Arte and Bacharchiv Leipzig
Composer J.S. Bach
Orchestra / Band Gewandhausorchester
Conductor Andreas Reize
Choir Thomaner Chor Leipzig
Soloist Lang Lang, Daniel Hope, Albrecht Mayer, Sophie Kauer, Francesca Aspromonte, Cameron Shahbazi

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