Bach 300 – with Lang Lang, Daniel Hope & Albrecht Mayer

Bach 300 – with Lang Lang, Daniel Hope & Albrecht Mayer

Bachfest Leipzig

Production Date: 09/06/2023
135 Min
Available in 4K

An array of musical stars converges on Leipzig to celebrate the 300th anniversary of Johann Sebastian Bach taking up his appointment as Kantor at the city's iconic Thomaskirche – a post that he occupied for more than a quarter of a century, covering a period in which he created many of his greatest works. Among those performing on a special open-air stage in the city's market square are pianist Lang Lang, violinist Daniel Hope, cellist Sophie Kauer and oboist Albrecht Mayer, joined by the Thomanerchor and the Gewandhausorchester under current Thomaskantor Andreas Reize. Join us for what promises to be an unforgettable celebration!

Francesca Aspromonte (Soprano), Daniel Hope (Violin), Sophie Kauer (Cello), Lang Lang (Piano), Albrecht Mayer (Oboe), Cameron Shahbazi (Countertenor)
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Thomanerchor Leipzig
Andreas Reize

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