Bach festival in Leipzig is one of Germany’s most important classical events, the works of Bach performed by internationally acclaimed musicians in St. Thomas Church. Do not miss concerts by the famous St. Thomas’ boys’ choir. This renowned festival was sometimes referred to as the Bachwochen (Bach Weeks) or Bachtage (Bach Days). Since 1999, the festival is organized and realized by the Bach Archive on behalf of the city of Leipzig, each year under a different theme. Each year there are approximately 100 individual events each of them honoring batch during the Bach Festival, beginning with an opening concert conducted by the serving Thomaskantor. The final concert is traditionally a performance of Bach’s Mass in B minor in the St. Thomas Church.