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Founded in 2011, the Australian Bach Society's mission is to cultivate and disseminate a local appreciation of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, his family and contemporaries, as well as sacred/classical music in general, by arranging performances, lectures and other activities. We invite you to explore this website, attend an event, become a friend and/or donate. We'd love to keep in touch via our newsletter or social media.

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Featured artist

Robert Macfarlane
Tenor Robert Macfarlane was born in Hamilton (Victoria, Australia) and is
 now residing in Leipzig as his ‘European headquarters’ pursuing 
an exciting career in his genre extending beyond the music
 of J.S. Bach.
 Robert was invited to be part of last year’s ‘Weihnachts-
Oratorium’. We are
 delighted our ‘Bach Ambassador’ agreed to return to Australia and assemble a tailor-
made program with Schemelli Songbook and liturgical music of Weimar/Leipzig which was performed on 7 May at the German Lutheran Trinity Church, East Melbourne

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Musical highlights
ABS aims to offer appealing concert programs with musicians from Australia and abroad. We endeavour to support talented young musicians performing works by J.S. Bach and other classical/sacred music. Enjoy a small selection of the many highlights over the years! Details of the clips shown here can be found here.
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You can put a smile on Bach's face (and yours!) and attend one the many events in this year's series. Secure your ticket(s) by booking online

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