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International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition

International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition 2022

The International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition 2022 will be held in the following disciplines: Piano, Harpsichord, Violin/Baroque Violin. The Competition is open to the public. The Competition will be held in Leipzig from12 to 23 July 2022.


The International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition expects participants to meet very high standards. They should have a confident stage manner and be experienced at performing in the historical style required in the Competition programme. It is expected that candidates use urtext editions. A great number of manuscripts of Bach’s works can be found at www.bachdigital.de.

The Competition is open to soloists of any nationality who are at least 16 years old and who accept the Competition Rules. The participants must have been born after 23 July 1989.

The application must be submitted by 26 February 2022 (date of postmark on the letter and date of e-mail).

The number of participants is limited to a maximum of 50 in each discipline. The selection jury for the individual disciplines shall choose entrants to participate in the Competition on the basis of the submitted videos. Recording should be done in appropriate venues; these do not include empty churches or living rooms, but e. g. in halls/studios at the conservatory/ university. High sound quality is expected.

Successful entrants shall be notified in writing by the International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition office by 26 April 2022. Applicants shall be entitled to participate in the Competition once they have received this notice and remitted their application fee.

Concert engagements have been offered by the Leipzig Bachfest and the Leipzig Bach Museum. Further concert venues will announce their interest before the International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition.

Participants in the discipline Violin/Baroque Violin are encouraged to bring their own accompanist(s) with them at their own expense. The name(s) of the accompanist(s) must be included on the entry form. Chamber ensembles are not allowed.

  • Application Deadline Date: February 26, 2022
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Date

July 12 - 23, 2022

Time

All Day

More Information

Competition Website

Disciplines

Baroque Violin,
Harpsichord,
Piano,
Violin

Location

Leipzig
Leipzig, Germany
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  • Application Deadline Date: February 26, 2022
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