In 2016, the Bach competition will be held in the categories Organ, Voice, Violoncello / Baroque violoncello.
Robert Levin: About Bach Competition
The famous organist and Bach specialist Lorenzo Ghielmi will hold a master class – from November 17 to 22, 2015.
Every year the Bachfest invites prize winners of international competitions – and, naturally, winners of the Leipzig Bach Competitions are amongst them. The jury members are also always welcomed to the Bach Festival.
Members of past juries will take part in the Bach Festival 2015: e. g. Peter Kooij, Michael Radulescu, and Masaaki Suzuki. You can find the complete programme of the past Bach Festival here.
More than 200 musicians achieved the title »Bach Prize Winner« since 1950.
Find out what had to be played during the Bach Competitions from 2000 onwards.
Nine musicians from eight countries gained the title »Bach Prize Winner«. Many more special prizes have been awarded.
Mostly he stays unnoticed during his work, but here a colleague captured him – our competition photographer Gert Mothes. On his webside you can have a look at a selection of his photographs from the Bach Competition 2014.