Music

27Sep 2012
Daniel Beilschmidt at IAH

It’s an exciting thing for us at the Bach Society to watch the pieces of the first Kleine Leipziger Woche come together as our guest artists start to arrive. We didn’t really foresee that the idea of a Little Leipzig Week would strike such a resonant chord in the community, but we’ve already heard it referred to […]

13Sep 2012

A delightful way to spend a Thursday evening: a glass of wine, an hour of great chamber music, followed by refreshments and a chat with the artists. Village Concerts offer exquisite music in an informal setting. Join them for the beginning of the new season at 2353 Rice Boulevard, Christ the King Lutheran Church

08Sep 2012

It’s difficult for us to imagine, but the geographical boundaries of Johann Sebastian Bach’s life were limited to a corner of northeastern Germany no larger than southeastern Texas from Beaumont to Austin. Yet Bach was drawn to the major cities of his world from an early age. He first visited Hamburg as a young teenager, seeking out an organist he admired. Later his own career as a renowned keyboard virtuoso would take him back there, as well as to Dresden and Berlin, where his final appearance was before Frederick the Great.

05Sep 2012

The Bach Society Houston celebrates the city of Leipzig for the opening week of its new season. Starting Sunday September 30, guest musicians from Leipzig will join the Bach Society in three concerts exploring the musical riches of the city where Johann Sebastian Bach lived and composed many of his greatest works.

11May 2012

Leipzig (pts013/11.05.2012/10:15) – Unter dem Motto “Musik bewegt die Stadt” wird am 12. Mai 2012 mit einem originellen Musik- und Bürgerfest die “Leipziger Notenspur” eröffnet. Das einzigartige Wegeleitsystem verbindet auf einem fünf Kilometer langen Rundweg die wichtigsten Wohn- und Wirkungsstätten bedeutender Komponisten wie Johann Sebastian Bach, Edvard Grieg, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Robert Schumann und Richard […]

12Feb 2012

Note: This article first appeared in the Village News, p. 3, February 7, 2012, published by the Houston Chronicle. [dc]Q[/dc]uestion:  What do Johann Sebastian Bach, the Rotary Club of the University Area and the Houston Marathon all have in common?  Answer:  The City of Leipzig Germany. The Rotary Club of the University Area has had […]

14Aug 2011

We are privileged to hear this young, talented musician in a private concert:  Join us in welcoming Aaron Kaufman to a special Houston-Leipzig performance on Thursday, August 18, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. Last winter Leipzig asked us to send a young musician to represent Houston at some musical events.   Aaron Kaufman was highly recommended for […]

01Aug 2011

The Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association is delighted to present Aaron Kaufman  – Singer, Songwriter, Artist Extraordinaire –on Thursday, August 18, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall of Christ the King Lutheran Church.  He just returned from Leipzig where they loved him, raved about his music, and where he created “a musical experience guaranteed […]

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