No 40 All about Bach

Sun 16th June 2019  »  2:30 pm
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Walking tour about Bach, his family, his work and his choir, main work places and lesser known Bach locations in Leipzig. (approx. two hours)

A Leipzig Erleben GmbH event
Ticket price: € 13,00 (tickets at https://leipzig-erleben.com/oeffentliche-touren/stadtrundgang-leipzig/literatur-und-musik/rund-um-bach/)

Parallel to this year’s Bach Festival, we would like to give you a more in-depth understanding of the personality that was Johann Sebastian Bach through our walking tour. Which city could be better suited than Leipzig? A place where Bach spent the last 27 years of his life up until his death. Along the way, you will learn many a details about Bach the man and his work, his rough start in Leipzig, the quarrels and spats with the city council, his constant worries about his choirboys and, of course, his eternal fight for praise and recognition which ultimately culminated with the title of »Saxon Court Compositeur« awarded to him in 1736 by the Prince Elector himself.