About the project
Bach, The Art of Movement
Co-funded by the European Union, the « European Music Trails 2022-2024” project gather three European partners: Notenspur Leipzig (Germany), Le Concert de l’Hostel Dieu (France) and Fondazione Teatro Communale di Modena (Italy). This edition entitled Bach – The Art of Movement will focus on Leipzig’s famous composer J. S. Bach, the influences of international composers on his work as well as his influence on composers through the continent.
Master classes & concerts for future professional musicians
The Bach Academy is dedicated to students of German, French or Italian conservatories of higher learning who specialise in the interpretation of the baroque repertoire. 21 musicians on period instruments and 3 singers will be conducted by Franck-Emmanuel Comte et encadrés par Reynier Guerrero (violon et traverso), Mechthild Karkow (violon et alto) et Aude Walker-Viry (violoncelle et contrebasse).
The Art of Movement
Hip hop baroque
A cross-disciplinary performance of hip hop dance and baroque music
This performance will combine hip hop, contemporary, and baroque dance styles on instrumental music by Johann Sebastian Bach for the inauguration events of the touring exhibition in each of the partner countries. The artistic team composed of the dancer Hubert Hazebroucq under the stage direction of Gerrit Berenike Heite and musicians of Le Concert de l’Hostel Dieu under the direction of Franck-Emmanuel Comte, will work on the dialogue between music and dance as well as on the exchange between different cultural practices and artistic styles, illustrating the content of the exhibition ‘The Art of Movement’.