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Internationale Bach-Tage Zürich

Name:

Internationale Bach-Tage Zürich (International Bach Days)

Location:

Zürich, Switzerland

Venues:

Kulturhaus Helferei, Kirchgasse 13, 8001 Zürich
Stadthaus Zürich, Musiksaal, Stadthausquai 17, 8000 Zürich
Fraumünster, Fraumünsterstrasse 28, 8001 Zürich
Grossmünster, Grossmünsterplatz, 8001 Zürich
Wasserkirche, Limmatquai 31, 8001 Zürich
Kirche St. Peter, Schlüsselgasse 9, 8000 Zürich
Storchen Zürich, Salon Littéraire, Am Weinplatz 2, 8001 Zürich

Years:

Since 2005 (Every 3 years Festival)

Months:

May-June

Artistic Director:

Bernhard Hunziker

Ensembles:

Zürich Bach Collegium Choir & Orchestra

Website:

Zürich Bach Collegium

History & Mission:

The International Bach Days are organised by the Bach College in Zurich to honour the genius 17th century composer who acquired a status that could be compared to that of Mozart and Beethoven.

For the occasion, local and international classical ensembles will be performing his works during a number of concerts as a special tribute to this master of melody and harmony.

Recent Festivals:

1st Festival: 2005
2nd Festival: Apr 30-May 4, 2008

3rd Festival: May 31-Jun 4, 2011

Logo:

1st Festival - 2005

2nd Festival - 2008

3rd Festival -2011

   
     

Nov 26, 2011
Weihnachts-Oratorium
 Mar 17, 2012
Messe G-Dur BWV 236
 Dec 1, 2012
Cantatas BWV 61 & BWV 63; BWV 248/2+3
 Jun 15-17, 2013
Johannes-Passion
 Jun 22-23, 2013

Sep 14 & Oct 6, 2013

 Nov 30, 2013      
     

Source: Zürich Bach Collegium Website; Irmgard Germann - Zürich Bach Collegium (November 2011, January 2012, September 2012, January 2013, May 2013); Caecilia Kessler - Zürich Bach Collegium (August 2013, November 2013)

Prepared by Aryeh Oron (April 2011 – November 2013)

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