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We visited Thomaskirche twice -- the first time there was a beautiful choir practice and the second time an organist was playing. The acoustics are amazing. We paid our respects at the Bach's grave. Photos are not permitted but it seems a lot of folks...More
While St Thomas's isn't stunning to look at, the grave of Johann Sebastián Bach is located at the side of the altar. This church costs €220,000 per year to maintain and the organ sounds amazing. Each night at 7pm there is a Bach recital outside...More
Dropped in to see the inside, the outside is nice, and the inside would be great for photos, except that the day I was in there, they had the area up front from the middle of the church roped off. They have concerts on Friday...More
This is a charming little church and a must for Bach fans. The small side exhibit is interesting and the stained glass is lovely. A chance to show respect at his burial site and take a photo of the Bach statue outside.
... we were guests over a weekend of two Motette performances. The Thomaschor is certainly an old choir but also one that je-juvenates by allowing a new class to join every year.
The choir under leadership of Gotthold Schwarz is expertly singing the Kantates of...More
This is a really nice church to wander around but whilst I was there, there was an organist practising for a recital so it made it extra special. A notice is on the entrance door to explain when there are practices, recitals, etc. going on...More