Welcome to the
7th International Viola da gamba Competition Bach – Abel 2018
from 7th to 14th Oct, 2018
On our website you will find detailed information about the competition and registration.
The state of Saxony-Anhalt offers a tremendous variety of baroque musical history. Köthen, the former residential city of the prince which is situated in the center of this state, was graced by Johann Sebastian Bach whom the prince employed as the conductor of the court orchestra.
The International Viola da gamba Competition as well as the Köthen Bach Festival pay homage to Köthen's golden age of court music.