Talks and Lectures about music

Honorary Colloquium

Friday, June 12, 2.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 11
For Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Christoph Wolff on the occassion of his 80th birthday
Lectures (in German) by Prof. Dr. Peter Wollny, Dr. Markus Zepf, Dr. Christine Blanken, Dr. Michael Maul and Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Schulze
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert No 16: Motets of »able composers«

Friday, June 12, 7.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Prof. Dr. Michael Marissen
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert No 24: »Great expressive« lamenti

Saturday, June 13, 11.00 am, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Dr. Andrew Talle
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Critics’ Quartet in German

Saturday, June 13, 2.30 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 25
Panel discussion about recordings of J. S. Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for violin solo: Susanne Benda, Dr. Martin Elste and Dr. Michael Maul (guest)
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert No 33: Double Magnificat

Saturday, June 13, 7.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Prof. Dr. Michael Marissen
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Lecture in German

Sunday, June 14, 2.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 48
Sacred music by Bach’s ancestors – The »Alt-Bachische Archiv«. Lecture on the cycle »Roots of Bach« by Prof. Dr. Peter Wollny
Free entry (donations welcome) / limited number of seats

 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert No 52: »With Psalms and Harps«

Sunday, June 14, 4.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Dr. Andrew Talle
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert No 55: »Choicest Church-Music«

Sunday, June 14, 7.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Prof. Dr. Michael Marissen
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Lecture in German

Monday, June 15, 1.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 63
Incomplete perfection – A brief survey of the genesis of Bach’s St. John Passion. Workshop with Rudolf Lutz and Michael Maul
Free entry (donations welcome) / limited number of seats

 

Bach Network in Dialogue

Monday, June 15, 3.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 65

Bach scholarship in dialogue format (in English): panel discussions, young researcher presentations, and flash announcements with John Butt, Mahan Esfahani, Michael Marissen, Yo Tomita, Ruth Tatlow a. o.
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert No 69: Passion I

Monday, June 15, 7.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Dr. Andrew Talle
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Lecture in German

Tuesday, June 16, 1.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 77
Create, write, perform – the genesis of the annual cycla of chorale cantatas. Lecture by Dr. Christiner Blanken
Free entry (donations welcome) / limited number of seats

 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert No 82: Passion II

Tuesday, June 16, 7.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Dr. Andrew Talle
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Following the footsteps of the Bach family

Wednesday, June 17, 1.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 89
Panel discussion (in German) between Prof. Dr. Christoph Wolff and Elmar von Kolson, a direct descendant of Johann Sebastian Bach. Presentation: Dr. Michael Maul
Free entry (donations welcome) / limited number of seats

 

Lecture in English

Thursday, June 18, 1.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 99
The European Bach: a Portrait of Johann Christian Bach – Lecture by Dr. Stephen Roe, including the world premiere of the last composition by J. C. Bach: The Expiring Christian (1781)
Free entry (donations welcome) / limited number of seats

 

Book presentation in German

Thursday, June 18, 15.00 h, Leipziger Stadtbibliothek, Oberlichtsaal, No 102
Presentation of the new book by Michael Maul: Johann Sebastian Bach. A pictorial biography.
An event of Lehmstedt Verlag, Leipzig City Library and Bach Archive Leipzig
Free entry
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert No 107: Chorale Cantatas 15

Thursday, June 18, 19.00 h, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Prof. Dr. Michael Marissen
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in German, Concert No 108: Great musical academy

Thursday, June 18, 18.45 h, Peterskirche, Taufkapelle, Dr. Christine Blanken
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Seminar in German

Friday, June 19, 9.30 am, Bach-Museum, Sommersaal, No 112
Bach and hymns – seminar with Prof. Dr. Peter Wollny, Bach-Archiv Leipzig
(Friday: 9.30–11.30 am, Saturday: 9.30–11.30 am)
Ticket price: € 62,00 (including materials)
 

Panel discussion in German

Friday, June 19, 1.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 115
They are the fathers, we the »boys« – Bach researchers introduce the favourite pieces by Bach’s sons: Dr. Christine Blanken, Dr. Wolfram Ensslin, Dr. Michael Maul, Prof. Dr. Peter Wollny
Free entry (donations welcome) / limited number of seats

 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert No 123: Auferstehung und Himmelfahrt

Friday, June 19, 7.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Prof. Dr. Michael Marissen
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Presentation of the 2021 Bachfest in German

Saturday, June 20, 10.30 am, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 128
»Redemption« – The artistic director Michael Maul introduces the 2021 Bachfest and the great cantata cycle »Bach’s Messiah«.
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert No 141: Chorale Cantatas 18

Saturday, June 20, 7.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Prof. Dr. Michael Marissen
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert No 153: Closing Concert

Sunday, June 21, 5.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Dr. Andrew Talle
Free entry / limited number of seats

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