Talks and Lectures about music

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert 22: Passion

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

Lecture

Sunday, June 16, 3.00 pm, Neues Rathaus, Festsaal, No 41
»duodecim vocum harmoneis conflatum«. Music around the Leipzig Disputation of 1519 – Lecture (in German) by Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heidrich (Münster University)
Free entry
A cooperation between Kulturamt der Stadt Leipzig and Bachfest
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert 47: »O propitious day«

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

Lecture

Monday, June 17, 11.30 am, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 54
»Great lord, o mighty king« or »Your most humble servant«? Bach and the authorities – Lecture (in German) by PD Dr. Michael Maul (Bach-Archiv Leipzig)
Free entry (donations welcome) | limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert 59: Contests of Gods

Monday, June 17, 4.00 pm, Haus Leipzig, Magdalena Strobel (in German)
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert 62: Bach meets Vivaldi

Monday, June 17, 7.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Dr. Andrew Talle
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Lecture

Tuesday, June 18, 11.30 am, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 67
»Royal Polish and Electoral Saxon Court Compositeur«. Bach and Dresden – Lecture (in German) by Dr. Manuel Bärwald (Bach-Archiv Leipzig)
Free entry (donations welcome) | limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert 74: Music at the French Court

Tuesday, June 18, 7.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Dr. Andrew Talle
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Lecture

Wednesday, June 19, 11.30 am, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 79
Bach digital: Research platform for the Bach community – Lecture (in German) by Dr. Christiane Hausmann (Bach-Archiv Leipzig)
Free entry (donations welcome) | limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert 84: Bach dances

Wednesday, June 19, 4.00 pm, Haus Leipzig, Dr. Markus Zepf (in German)
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert 86: Passion

Wednesday, June 19, 7.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Dr. Andrew Talle
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Lecture

Thursday, June 20, 11.30 am, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 91

The Bachs in Berlin – Lecture (in German) by Dr. Wolfram Enßlin (Bach-Archiv Leipzig)
Free entry (donations welcome) | limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert 97: For Prince Leopold

Thursday, June 20, 7.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Dr. Andrew Talle
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Seminar

Friday, June 21, 9.30 am/ Bach-Museum, Sommersaal / No 101
Johann Sebastian Bach’s orchestral and chamber music works (Friday: 9.30–11.30 am, Saturday: 9.30–11.30 am) – Prof. Dr. Peter Wollny, Bach-Archiv Leipzig (in German)
Ticket price: € 62,00 (including materials)
 

Bach Surgery

Friday, June 21, 11.30 am, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 105
You can ask questions, Leipzig Bach scholars will answer them (in German). You are invited to send your questions in advance to sprechstunde@bach-leipzig.de.
Free entry (donations welcome) | limited number of seats
 

Critics’ Quartet

Friday, June 21, 2.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, No 109
Music critics’ talk (in German): How big was Bach’s choir and what sounds best today?
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert 113: Passion

Friday, June 21, 4.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Dr. Andrew Talle
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert 118: Weimar Cantatas I

Friday, June 21, 7.00 h, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Dr. Andrew Talle
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Presentation of the Bach Festival 2020

Saturday, June 22, 1.30 pm / Bach-Museum, Sommersaal / No 131
The executive director of the Bach Festival, PD Dr. Michael Maul, introduces the programme of 2020.
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert 144: Weimar Cantatas III

Saturday, June 22, 7.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Dr. Andrew Talle
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

Pre-concert talk in English, Concert 158: Closing concert

Sunday, June 23, 5.00 pm, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Dr. Andrew Talle
Free entry / limited number of seats
 

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