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Major Bach Events - 2012

In this page: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
Year 2012: Major Bach Events | Argentina | Australia | Austria | Belgium | Bolivia | Brazil | Canada | Chile | Finland | France | Germany | The Netherlands / Holland | Israel | Italy | Japan | New Zealand | Norway | Spain | Switzerland | UK | Uruguay | USA
Previous Years: Year 2003 | Year 2004 | Year 2005 | Year 2006 | Year 2007 | Year 2008 | Year 2009 | Year 2010 | Year 2011 | Forthcoming Years: Year 2013 | Year 2014
Bach Festivals: Bach Festivals & Cantata Series
Additions/changes/corrections to the schedule of concerts

 

January 2012

Event

Country / Place

Dates

Description

BCW Page

Tallinna Bachi nimeline muusikafestival

Talinn, Estonia

Jan 1-7, 2014

1st Annual Festival

BCW

Arizona Bach Festival

Phoenix, AZ, USA

Jan 8-14, 2012

3rd Annual Festival

BCW

International Organ Competition
For Wiesbaden Bach-Prize

Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany

Jan 12-14, 2012

18th Competition

BCW

Bach Academie Brugge Festival

Brugge, Belgium

Jan 20-22, 2012

2nd Annual Festival

BCW

Kansas City Chamber Orchestra: Bach Festival

Kansas City, MO, USA

Jan 24-Feb 14, 2012

Festival Early Music Utrecht

Utrecht, the Netherlands

Jan 28-29, 2012

Theme: "From Sweelinck to Bach". Artist in residence: Masaaki Suzuki

February 2012

Event

Country / Place

Dates

Description

BCW Page

Haller Bach-Tage

Halle, North Westphalia, Germany

Feb 4-12, 2012

49th Annual Festival

BCW

Baltimore Bach Marathon

Baltimore, MD, USA

Feb 12, 2012

36th Annual Marathon

BCW

St. Luke's Episcopal Church Bach Festival

Fort Collins, CO, USA

Feb 12-19, 2012

35th Annual Festival

BCW

Bach Festival of Winter Park

Winter Park, FL, USA

Feb 17-Mar 4, 2012

77th Annual Festival

BCW

Long Beach Bach Festival

Long Beach, CA, USA

Feb 19, 2012

38th Annual Festival

BCW

Australian Bach Society: Bach@Trinity

Melbourne, Australia

Feb 19-May 27, 2012

1st Festival

BCW

Bath Bachfest

Bath, England, UK

Feb 24-25, 2012

Inaugural Festival

BCW

Bach als Lutheraner

Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany

Feb 24-28, 2012

Inter-disciplinary Symposium (Interdisziplinäres Symposium im Rahmen des Reformationsjubiläums 2017)

Boulder Bach Festival

Boulder, CO, USA

Feb 24-Mar 4, 2012

31st Annual Festival

BCW

Northwest Bach Festival

Spokane, WA, USA

Feb 28-Mar 18, 2012

34th Annual Festival

BCW

March 2012

Event

Country / Place

Dates

Description

BCW Page

Kilgore College Bach Festival

Kilgore, TX, USA

Mar 3, 2012

58th Annual Competition

Chico Bach Festival

Chico, CA, USA

Mar 8-11, 2012

10th Annual Festival

BCW

World Bach-Fest

Florence, Italy

Mar 9-11, 2012

1st Annual Festival

BCW

BACHfestival Mannheim

Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Mar 11-18, 2012

2nd Annual Festival

BCW

Bach Days Festival

Tel-Aviv, Israel

Mar 14-21, 2012

1st Festival

BCW

Whittier College J.S. Bach Festival

Whittier, CA, USA

Mar 16-19, 2012

75th Annual Festival

BCW

Bach Festival Arnstadt

Arnstadt, Thuringia, Germany

Mar 16-25, 2012

8th Annual Festival

BCW

NEPA Bach Festival

Scranton, PA, USA

Mar 17-18, 2012

27th Annual Festival

BCW

Bachwoche Stuttgart

Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Mar 17-25, 2012

14th Annual Festival

BCW

Bluffton University Bach Festival

Bluffton, OH, USA

Mar 18, 2012

Annual Festival

BCW

Durango Bach Festival

Durango, CO, USA

Mar 18-24, 2012

5th Annual Festival

BCW

J.S. Bach Birthday

Mar 21, 2012

327th Anniversary of Bach's Birthday

Bach in the Subways Day

New York City, NY, USA

Mar 21, 2012

3rd Annual Event

BCW

BachFest Cochabamba

Cochabamba, Bolivia

Mar 21-Apr 14, 2012

5th Annual Festival

BCW

Junior Bach Festival

Berkeley, CA, USA

Mar 23-Apr 1, 2012

59th Annual Festival

BCW

Southbanks Bach Weekend 2012

London, England, UK

Mar 23-25, 2012

Bach Marathon

Lexington, KY, USA

Mar 24, 2012

7th Annual Festival

BCW

Boston Bach Birthday

Boston, MA, USA

Mar 20, 2012

4th Annual Festival

BCW

International Bach Chamber Music Festival

Riga, Latvia

Mar 25-31, 2012
Jun 1- Aug 31, 2012

12th Annual Festival: Spring & Autumn

BCW

Bachwoche in der Lutherischen Stadtkirche

Vienna, Austria

Mar 26-Apr 1, 2012

8th Annual Festival

BCW

Krakow Academy of Music: Bach Days, Kraków

Kraków, Poland

Mar 29-Apr 1, 2012

17th Annual Festival:

BCW

Bach Festival of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Mar 30-Apr 1, 2012

Bach Festival Weekend

BCW

Thüringer Bachwochen

Thuringia, Germany

Mar 30-Apr 22, 2012

Annual Festival

BCW

April 2012

Event

Country / Place

Dates

Description

BCW Page

Erfurter Bachtage

Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany

Apr 1-22, 2012

Annual Festival

BCW

Chicago Bach Project

Chicago, IL, USA

Apr 4, 2012

2nd Annual Event: St. John Passion

BCW

Internationale Bachtage in Hessen und Thüringen

Bad Hersfeld, Hesse, Germany

Apr 6-8, 2012

39th Annual Festival.

BCW

CoRéAM: Festival Bach à Pâques

Saint-Maixent-l'École, Deux-Sèvres, France

Apr 6-9, 2012

9th Annual Festival

BCW

Bach Festival of Central Florida

Lakeland & Winter Haven, FL, USA

Apr 13-14, 2012

BCW

Baldwin-Wallace College Bach Festival

Berea, OH, USA

Apr 13-15, 2012

80th Annual Festival; Featured Work: St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244

BCW

Sacramento Bach Festival

Sacramento, CA, USA

Apr 20-22 & 27-29, 2012

3rd Annual Festival

BCW

Bach Festival of Kalamazoo: Bach Festival Week

Kalamazoo, MI, USA

Apr 22-25, 2012

65th Season

BCW

Middlebury Bach Festival

Middlebury, VT, USA

Apr 27-29, 2012

2nd Annual Festival

BCW

Bach Week Festival

Evanston, IL, USA

Apr 27-May 6, 2012

39th Annual Festival

BCW

May 2012

Event

Country / Place

Dates

Description

BCW Page

New England Bach Festival

Armidale, New South Wales, Australia

May 3-6, 2012

6th Biennial Festival

BCW

Bethlehem Bach Festival

Bethlehem, PA, USA

May 4-6 & 11-12, 2012

105th Annual Festival

BCW

Feste Alter Musik in Brainschweiger Land

Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany

May 4-Jun 2, 2012

Lüneburger Bachwoche

Lüneburg, Upper Saxony, Germany

May 7-12, 2012

28th Biennial Festival

BCW

Festival Bach en Vallée Mosane

Liege & Herve, Belgium

May 8-13, 2012

10th Annual Festival

BCW

Internationales Bachfest Schaffhausen

Schaffhausen, Switzerland

May 12-20, 2012

24th Festival (Every 3 Years)

BCW

Tilford Bach Festival

Tilford & Farnham, Surrey, England

May 25-27, 2012

60th Annual Festival

BCW

June 2012

Event

Country / Place

Dates

Description

BCW Page

Peoria Bach Festival

Peoria, Il, USA

Jun 4-9, 2012

10th Annual Festival

BCW

Budapest Bach-Weeks

Budapest, Hungary

Jun 4-10, 2012

23rd Annual Festival

BCW

Greifswalder Bachwoche

Greifswald, Germany

Jun 4-10, 2012

66th Annual Festival

BCW

Victoria Bach Festival

Victoria, TX, USA

Jun 5-9, 2012

37th Annual Festival

BCW

Bach Tage Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Minnesota, MN, USA

Jun 8-10, 2012

6th Annual Festival

BCW

Fredonia Opera House: Bach & Beyond Baroque Music Festival

Fredonia, NY, USA

Jun 8-10, 2012

Annual Festival

BCW

Passe ton Bach d’Abord

Toulouse, France

Jun 9-10, 2012

5th Annual Festival

BCW

Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival

Harrisonburg, VA, USA

Jun 10-17, 2012

20th Annual Festival

BCW

Bachfest Leipzig

Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

Jun 7-17, 2012

Annual Festival

BCW

Festival Bach de Toul

Toul, France

Jun 16-Sep 17, 2012

3rd Annual Festival

BCW

Bachtage Ohrdruf

Ohrdruf, Thuringia, Germany

Jun 21-24, 2012

2nd Biennial Festival

BCW

J.S. Bach und Seine Städte (MDR Musiksommer)

Saxony, Saaxony-Anhalt & Thuringia, Germany

Jun 23-Sep 9, 2012

Oregon Bach Festival

Eugene, OR, USA

Jun 29-Jul 15, 2012

42nd Annual Festival

BCW

July 2012

Event

Country / Place

Dates

Description

BCW Page

Grace Church: Bach Festival

Georgetown, Washington DC, USA

Jul 1-15, 2012

19th Annual Festival

BCW

International J.S. Bach Competition

Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

Jul 4-14, 2012

18th Competition

Bach Biennale Weimar

Weimar, Thuringia, G

Jul 9-15, 2012

3rd Biennial Festival

BCW

Bach Network UK

Southampton, England, UK

Jul 11-15, 2012

Several sessions at the 15th Biennial International Baroque Conference on Baroque Music

BCW

American Bach Soloists Festival & Academy - San Francisco Summer Bach Festival

San Francisco, CA, USA

Jul 12-22, 2012

2nd Annual Festival

BCW

Lake Chelan Bach Fest

Chelan, WA, USA

Jul 13-21, 2012

31st Annual Festival

BCW

Carmel Bach Festival

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, USA

Jul 14-28, 2012

75th Annual Festival

BCW

Bach en Drôme des Collines / Festival de Saint Donat

Saint Donat, France

Jul 16-28, 2012

Annual Festival

BCW

Hudson Valley BachFest

Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY, USA

Jul 20-22, 2012

13th Annual Festival

BCW

St Anne’s Bach Festival

London, England, UK

Jul 20-28, 2012

17th Annual Festival

BCW

Festival De Bach à Bacchus

Meursault, France

Jul 21-24, 2012

Annual Festival of wine & music

BCW

Heidelberger Bachwoche

Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Jul 21-28, 2012

28th Annual Festival

BCW

Festiwal Bachowski

Świdnica, Poland

Jul 21-29, 2012

13th Annual Festival

BCW

Abbey Bach Festival

St. Benedict, OR, USA

Jul 25-27, 2012

41th Annual Festival

BCW

J.S. Bach Death

Jul 28, 2012

262nd Anniversary of Bach's Death

Aschaffenburger Bachtage

Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, Germany

Jul 28-Aug 5, 2012

25th Annual Festival

BCW

August 2012

Event

Country / Place

Dates

Description

BCW Page

Internationale Orgelakademie Bach En Combrailles / Pontaumur

Combrailles / Pontaumur, France

Aug 1-6, 2012

7th International Academy: .J.S. Bach und die französische Musik (Couperin, Corrette, Clérambault)

Bach Vespers at Second Presbyterian Church:

Memphis, TN

Aug 1-29, 2012

Annual Bach Vespers

BCW

Festival Bach en Combrailles

Combrailles, France

Aug 5-11, 2012

14th Annual Festival

BCW

Festival Bach de Belvès

Dordogne, France

Aug 5-13, 2012

16th Annual Festival

BCW

Festival Internacional Bach

Trujillo, Peru

Aug 9-18, 2012

19th Annual Festival

BCW

Gliwicki Festiwal Bachowski

Gliwice, Poland

Aug 10-Sep 4, 2012

13th Annual Festival

BCW

White Mountain Musical Arts - Bach Festival

North Conway, NH, USA

Aug 12 & 24-26, 2012

24th Annual Festival

BCW

Bach-Wochen Thun

Thun & Amsoldingen, Switzerland

Aug 12-Sep 16, 2012

25th Annual Festival

BCW

Festival Der Académie Bach / Arques La Bataille

Arques-la-Bataille, Haute-Normandie, France

Aug 21-25 2012

15th Annual Festival

BCW

Big Moose Bach Fest

Berlin, Gorham & Randolph, NH, USA

Sep 31-Sep2, 2012

4th Annual Festival

BCW

September 2012

Event

Country / Place

Dates

Description

BCW Page

Bachtage Potsdam

Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany

Sep 2-10, 2012

12th Annual Festival

BCW

Köthener Bach Festtage

Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Sep 5-9, 2012

24th Biennial Festival

BCW

Bachfest der Neuen Bach-Gesellschaft

Görlitz, Saxony, Germany

Sep 7-12, 2012

87th Bach Festival of the New Bach Society

BCW

Bach Festival Dordrecht

Dordrecht, the Netherlands

Sep 14-23, 2012

2nd Biennial Festival

BCW

American Bach Society: Biennial Meeting

Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York, USA

Sep 27-30, 2012

Biennial Meeting (Bach and the organ)

BCW

Wiblinger Bachtage

Wiblingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Sep 27-Oct 12, 2012

Annual Festival

BCW

Bach in Rokoko

Augsburg / Günzburg, Bavaria, Germany

Sep 29-30, 2012

Annual Festival

BCW

Sonora Bach Festival

Sonora, CA, USA

Sep 30-Oct 21, 2012

36th Annual Festival

BCW

Görlitzer Bachwoche

Görlitz, Saxony, Germany

Sep-Oct, 2012

Biennial Festival (?)

BCW

October 2012

Event

Country / Place

Dates

Description

BCW Page

Los Angeles Bach Festival

Los Angele, CA, USA

Oct 14 - 21, 2012

79th Annual Festival

BCW

Bach-Handel Festival

Winchester, VA, USA

Oct 19-21, 2012

1st Annual Festival

BCW

Hamburger Bach-Wochen

Hamburg, Germany

Oct 21-Nov 28, 2012

Annual Festival

BCW

Idaho Bach Festival

Moscow, Idaho, USA

Oct 25-26, 2012

2nd Annual Festival

BCW

Festival Bach de Lausanne

Lausanne, Switzerland

Oct 26-Nov 24, 2012

15th Annual Festival

BCW

Roskilde Bach-uge

Roskilde, Denmark

Oct 28-Nov 4, 2012

14th Annual Festival

BCW

November 2012

Event

Country / Place

Dates

Description

BCW Page

Aachener Bachtage

Aachen, North Westphalia, Germany

Nov 10-Dec 9, 2012

39th Annual Festival

BCW

International Bach Chamber Music Festival

Riga, Latvi

Nov 14-Dec 5, 2012

12th Annual Festival

BCW

Bach Cantatas Mailing List

Nov 15, 2012

12th Annivesary

Würzburger Bachtage

Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany

Nov 24-Dec 2, 2012

44th Annual Festival

BCW

Bochumer Bachtage

Bochum, North Westphalia, Germany

Nov 30-Dec 31 2012

12th Annual Festival

BCW

London Bach Festival

London, England, UK

Nov 3+, 2012

22nd Annual Festival

BCW

December 2012

Event

Country / Place

Dates

Description

BCW Page

Le Festival Bach de Montréal

Montréal, Québec, Canada

Dec 1-13, 2012

6th Annual Festival

BCW

Bach Cantatas Website

Dec 30, 2012

12th Anniversary

Unknown date/s and/or uncertain in 2012

Event

Country / Place

Dates

Description

BCW Page

Moscow International Music Bach Festival

Moscow, Russia

Mar 2012

Not in 2012

Event

Country / Place

Dates

Description

BCW Page

Grand Rapids Bach Festival

Grand Rapids, MI, USA

Mar 2013

Biennial Festival

BCW

Bach Festival of Charleston

Charleston, SC, USA

Mar 2013

3rd Biennial Festival

BCW

Internationaler Klavierwettbewerb "J.S. Bach"

Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany

Mar 11-21, 2013

8th Competition

Tureck International Bach Competition for Young Pianists

New York City, NY, USA

Spring 2013

2nd Competition

Bach Music Festival of Canada

Exter, South Huron, Ontario, Canada

Jul 13-20, 2013

2nd Biennial Festival

BCW

Bachwoche Ansbach

Ansbach, Bavaria, Germany

Aug 2-8, 2013

Festival

BCW

Wörrstädter Bachwoche

Wörrstadt, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Sep, 2013

17th Biennial Festival

BCW

Bach İstanbul’da - Bach Günleri

Istanbul, Turkey

Oct 10-Nov 2, 2013

10th Festival

BCW

Wiesbadener Bachwochen

Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany

Oct-Dec 2013

20th Biennial Festival

BCW

Helsinki Bach Week

Helsinki, Finland

Oct-Nov, 2015

11th Festival (Every 5 Years)

BCW

Decsription pained in pink means that Festival is already listed in next years’s Major Bach Events: 2013

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