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International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition Leipzig

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The Bach monument in front of St. Thomas Church. © W. Schneider

The International Bach Competition takes place every two years. Bach's masterpieces are interpreted musically by talented young people. Bach's work is the focus of attention, but the repertoire goes beyond that. The younger set meets this challenging task head-on. As jurors, world-renowned musicians are dedicated to passing on their experience to the younger generation. The competition takes place in three alternating subjects: piano, harpsichord, violin/baroque violin or organ, voice, violoncello/baroque violoncello.


location Bach Archive Leipzig (foundation for civil rights)
Thomaskirchhof 15/16
04109 Leipzig
phone +49 (0)341 9137202
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LEIPZIG CARD / LEIPZIG REGIO CARD: Reduced admission price for all Leipzig Bach Competition events where concessions are permitted and for events at Leipzig Bach Museum

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