Clara Schumann in Bach Festival and Bach-Museum

Concerts during the Bach Festival

Saturday, June 15, 6.00 pm
Schumann’s Salon: Clara19 | Schumann-Haus | No 21
J. S. Bach: Sonate h-Moll, BWV 1030 · Solo (Partita) a-Moll, BWV 1013 · R. Schumann: Märchenbilder, op. 113 · P. Hindemith: 8 Stücke (1927) · H. Noveau: Sonate (1933)
DUO 9: Elizaveta Birjukova (transverse flute), Christoph Ritter (piano)
Ticket price: € 21,00 | reduced: € 16,00
A concert to help the refurbishment of the Museum for the 200th anniversary of Clara Schumann’s birth

Sunday, June 16, 11.30 am
Excellent | Alte Börse | No 33
Works by J. S. Bach, C. and R. Schumann
Rachel Naomi Kudo (piano – 1st Prize at the International Leipzig Bach Competition 2018)
Ticket price: € 25,00 | reduced: € 19,00


Monday, June 17, 14.30 pm
Clara and Bach – Following the footsteps of two musical giants | ab Tourist Information | No 56
»Oh, how I envy Leipzig for his music,« said the unique composer Clara Wieck-Schumann to whom this walking tour is dedicated for her 200th birthday. (approx. two hours)
Ticket price: € 13,00 (tickets at
A Leipzig Erleben GmbH event


Special exhibtion in the Bach-Museum

Anna Magdalena Bach – Fanny Hensel – Clara Schumann
August 23, 2019, to Januar19, 2020

During the festivities surroundig the 200th anniversary the Clara Schumann’s birth, the Bach-Museum will focus in a special exhibition on three well-known female musicians of the 18th and 19th centuries: the court singer Anna Magdalena Bach, born Wilcke (1701–1760) as well as the pianists and composers Fanny Hensel, born Mendelssohn (1805–1847) and Clara Schumann, born Wieck (1819–1896). Aspects like family bachgrounds, courses of education, scopes of action, social environments, and domestic restraints will be highlighted. The three artists will also be appreciated as performers of music by Johann Sebastian Bach.


Concert in the Bach-Museum


Thursday, 19th September, 7.00 pm
10 for Clara | Bach-Museum, Sommersaal
Chamber music festival during the Schumann Week 2019
J. S. Bach: Sonate E-Dur, BWV 1016 (für Violine und Klavier)
J. S. Bach /R. Schumann: Suite C-Dur, BWV 1009 (für Violoncello solo mit Begleitung des Klaviers)
F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Klaviertrio d-Moll, op. 49, MWV Q 29
On the occassion of Clara Schumann’s birthday celebrations, ten well-known musicians come to Leipzig for one week to play together in several different constellations. They are Antje Weithaas, Dong Suk Kang and Sayako Kusaka (violin), Pauline Sachse (viola), Marie-Elisabeth Hecker and Peter Bruns (violoncello), Martin Helmchen, Antti Siirala and Annegret Kuttner (piano) as well as Benedikt Hübner (double bass).
Ticket price: € 45,00 | reduced: € 35,00 | booking: and +49 341 3939 2191

More information on the Clara Schumann year in Leipzig: