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Greifswalder Bachwoche

Name:

Greifswalder Bachwoche
Das Festival Geistlicher Musik im Norden

Location:

Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Venues:

Concerts and Services mostly in churches St.Nikolai, St. Marien, St. Jacobi

Years:

Since 1946 (Annual Festival)

Months:

Every year one week in June or May

Artistic Director:

Founder of festival: KMD Hans Pflugbeil (1909-1974)
KMD Prof. Jochen A. Modeß recently

Ensembles:

Greifswalder Domchor, Musiker der Komischen Oper Berlin, u.a.

Website:

Greifswalder Bachwoche [German only]

History & Mission:

The annual Bach festival called "Greifswalder Bachwoche" offers for a whole week many Bach-concerts and concerts related to this great Baroque master. Every day begins with a Service in St. Nikolai or in one of the other famous old churches of Greifswald performing one of the Bach Cantatas. Around 10,000 visitors enjoyed that cultural and spiritual highlight last year.

Recent Festivals:

63rd Festival: Jun 10-16, 2009
64th Festival: May 31-Jun 6, 2010
65th Festival: Jun 20-26, 2011

66th Festival: Jun 4-10, 2012
67th Festival: May 27-Jun 2, 2013
68th Festival : Jun 16-22, 2014

Logo:

64th Festival - 2010
Bach und Russlans
65th Festival - 2011 66th Festival - 2012 67th Festival - 2013
Bach und Italien

68th Festival - 2014
Bach und 'Die Drei’

Programme Programme  Programme | Flyer

Source: Pfr. Reinhard Lampe - Pressesprecher, Greifswalder Bachwoche (January 2010, February 2013)

Prepared by Aryeh Oron (January 2010 - March 2014)

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