Himmelsburg Tour 2022

The live experience

Imagine entering the Himmelsburg once in a lifetime and listening to the Weimar cantatas! The Himmelsburg container will be making guest appearances at festivals in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands in 2022. Take a look at our overview and find out where you can experience the VR version of the historical Weimar castle chapel yourself.


Experience Himmelsburg in Virtual Reality

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You can book your seats online in advance. Single slots can also be booked on premise at our Himmelsburg container.

Thuringian Bach Festival, Weimar
10 April – 01 May 2022

Thuringia's largest music festival will provide the setting for the Castle of Heaven's launch on 10 April 2022. In Weimar, not far from the historic site of the original Castle of Heaven, visitors can immerse themselves in the virtual reconstruction of the Weimar Castle Chapel for the first time. www.thueringer-bachwochen.de 

International Bachfestival Schaffhausen (CH)
25 – 29 May 2022

The Castle of Heaven will be a guest in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, in May. Under the title "Bach without boundaries", the International Bach Festival 2022 is looking beyond musical, cultural and historical borders. www.bachfest.ch 

Leipzig Bach Festival
09 – 19 June 2022

"We are family" is the motto of the Leipzig Bach Festival 2022. And the Castle of Heaven is really paying a family visit to Leipzig, in a location very close to the famous Thomaskirche. www.bachfestleipzig.de 

Stuttgart Music Festival
22 June – 03 July 2022

The Stuttgart Music Festival 2022 points the way #ins Paradies (into paradise). What could be more fitting than to be on site with the Castle of Heaven for this occasion? www.musikfest.de 

Appenzell Bach Days, St. Gallen (CH)
17 – 21 August 2022

“Light and darkness” is the motto of the 2022 Appenzell Bach Days, opposites that also came together in the work of J. S. Bach. The Castle of Heaven (Himmelsburg) will stand in the city centre of St. Gallen during the festival. www.bachtage.ch 

Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht
26 August – 04 September 2022

In 2022, the festival in Utrecht will celebrate "100 years of the Nederlandse Bachvereniging" and devote special attention to Bach's sons. A visit to papa’s Castle of Heaven (Himmelsburg) fits in well with this. oudemuziek.nl/festival

Day of German Unity (Tag der Deutschen Einheit), Erfurt
01 – 03 October

In October 2022 the Bundesland Thuringia will have guests from all over Germany – because the official festivities of the Day of German Unity will take place in Erfurt, in the Thuringian capitol. On a 3 days citizens' festival you are invited to visit the Himmelsburg container in the Petersberg area. www.tag-der-deutschen-einheit.de

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