Bach around the world

A celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach

"Bach around the world" celebrates in the form of a Pledge Show the great composer and Thomaskantor Johann Sebastian Bach. Impressions of all over the world give an idea of how modern and popular the old music of the composer still is. Whether in America, Japan or Europe – people love the music of Bach. He is likely the most universal composer.

The show contains not only classical music but also jazz. Renowned artists like Bobby McFerrin, John Eliot Gardiner, Viktoria Mullova, Ton Koopman, Jacques Loussier, Maasaki Suzuki, Georg-Christoph Biller and the Leipzig Thomanerchor make Bach around the world to an amusing and educating music-programme.

Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Ton Koopman
Andrei Gavrilov
Bach Collegium Japan
German Brass Ensemble
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
I Barocchisti
Nancy Argenta
Guillemette Laurens
John Eliot Gardiner
St Thomas Boys Choir
George Christoph Biller
Viktoria Mullova
Klaus Mertens
Anner Bylsma
Yehudi Menuhin
Keller Shing Quartet
Nikolaï Demidenko
Masaaki Suzuki

Movie director : Günter Atteln
Musical period : Baroque music

Duration : 59 min
Production date : 2000
Production : © EuroArts

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