Founder of the Bachakademie
Helmuth Rilling, born in 1933 in Stuttgart, is a conductor, teacher and ambassador for Bach’s music throughout the world. In 1954 he founded the Gächinger Kantorei, followed in 1965 by the Bach Collegium Stuttgart as its instrumental partner. His intensive study of the works of Johann Sebastian Bach dates from this period.
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The musical activities of a small group of students around the young Helmuth Rilling marked the beginning of a tradition that turned out to be a great success story and laid the foundations for a groundbreaking and visionary institution: the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart.
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