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Music Events in LutherCountry

Bach Festival Arnstadt

Mar 16 2018 - Mar 21 2018


Arnstadt still features more original locations related to the Bach family than any other town. There is much to discover, experience, hear and marvel at. Treat yourself to a short holiday and visit the Bach-Festival 2018!

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Handel Festival

May 25 2018 - Jun 10 2018

Halle (Saale)

The Handel Festival takes place in Halle (Salle), the birthplace of George Frederic Handel, every year since 1922. Music can be enjoyed at authentic venues throughout Halle.

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MDR Music Summer

Jun 30 2018 - Sep 01 2018

Throughout LutherCountry

Many sites in LutherCountry turn into the perfect location for breathtaking concerts during the MDR Music Summer. Enjoy various concerts (July 13, Aug 4, 10, 17 and Sep 1 2018) in the historical atmosphere of Wartburg Castle in LutherCity Eisenach, where Luther translated the Bible into German.

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Koethen Bach Festival

Aug 26 2018 - Sep 02 2018


Among J. S. Bach's best-known works are the Brandenburg Concertos. He composed these much-loved pieces in Koethen. Visit Koethen Castle, where Bach was Director of Music for the Prince of Anhalt-Koethen; listen to a concert in the Castle's spectacular Hall of Mirrors. The city celebrates him with the International Bach Festival – but it only takes place every other year.

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Wittenberg Renaissance Music Festival

Oct 26 2018 - Oct 31 2018

Lutherstadt Wittenberg

The Wittenberg Renaissance Music Festival takes place every year in the week before Reformation Day. It celebrates Lutherstadt Wittenberg as the cradle of the Reformation and of the evangelical church music. It also portrays the artistic, culinary and musical aspects of the Renaissance. In the context of the diversified program, renowned local and international artists will be awaited for the festival in Lutherstadt Wittenberg. Concerts, dancing courses, various workshops, a colorful festival and the infamous Renaissance ball will contribute to a unique experience.

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