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Workshops/Festivals 2017: (US) Bach Society Houston Invites You to Leipzig (Deadline date to sign up 25 Jan 2017)

Contributed by admin on Dec 21, 2016

We invite you join us and our Bach Choir Houston for the 2017 Leipzig Bach Festival, June 8–19.  This international event is the world’s major Bach festival, and Bach Society Houston is the first professional American choir to be honored with an invitation for the 2017 Festival. The Bach Choir under the direction of Rick Erickson will sing for various parts of the Festival and in other locations outside of Leipzig. ...

2017 is a particularly significant year for Protestants, who will join with Lutherans worldwide to commemorate the publishing of the 95 Theses by Martin Luther in Wittenberg on October 31, 1517. The theme of the 2017 Leipzig Bach Festival is “‘A Beautiful New Song’ — Music and Reformation.“ ...

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