Bachipedia – a project of the J.S. Bach Foundation
The J.S. Bach Foundation is performing the entire vocal oeuvre of Johann Sebastian Bach in an ambitious concert cycle lasting around 25 years. The first concert took place in 2006, and since then, all introductory workshops, concerts and reflective lectures have been recorded on video. Over the years, we have amassed an extensive collection of audio and film material as well as other content related to the master’s works. One of the Foundation’s aims is to raise the profile of Bach’s vocal oeuvre – especially among the young. To this end, the Foundation established the “Bachipedia” platform. Learn more about the project.
The “Bach Factory” is a video series by the J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen that gives you interesting insights into Bach’s cantatas – including exclusive excerpts from their live performance.
Johann Sebastian Bach wrote his festive cantata BWV 41 “Jesu, nun sei gepreiset” as a tribute to the old and the new year. The piece is a musical look back at Bach’s chorale year of 1724/25 in Leipzig, but it also awakens hopeful sentiments for the future. In this episode of Bach Factory, Rudolf Lutz and Xoán Castiñeira explore the cantata’s musical details and uncover its secrets.
The concert recording, introductory workshop and reflective lecture (in German) are available at Bachipedia.