WQXR presents Bach 360°, a ten-day festival that explores how J.S. Bach resonates with today’s audiences. WQXR will be presenting over 200 hours of the music of J.S. Bach, from March 21 (the composer's birthday) through March 31 (Easter Sunday).

The festival also features commentary from experts and fans, in-studio performances, a live four-hour "Bach Lounge" performance from The Greene Space, plus podcasts, themed playlists, free downloads and contributions from the worlds of jazz, folk and bluegrass.

Recently in Bach 360°

Bach in the Subways Day Returns For Third Year

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

For the third year in a row, the cellist Dale Henderson has organized Bach in the Subways as a way to celebrate Johann Sebastian Bach's birthday — and his music.

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Bach Yoga

Monday, March 18, 2013

J.S. Bach's fugues, chorales and counterpoint can provide the perfect accompaniment to that next lotus, warrior or upward facing dog pose. Here is a selection of yoga studios offering WQXR's Bach playlist this month.

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The J.S. Bach Café

Monday, March 18, 2013

In the spirit of Zimmermann’s coffee house in Leipzig, we present a selection of Bach performances recorded in the WQXR Café by artists including Alisa Weilerstein, James Ehnes and Avi Avital.

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A Bach Family Reunion

Sunday, March 17, 2013

In advance of WQXR's Bach 360 festival, The Choral Mix features music from the Bach Family. There’s C.P.E., Johann Nicolaus, Johann Christoph, Johan Ludwig and the master himself, Johann Sebastian.

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Inspired by Bach

Saturday, March 16, 2013

The majestic music of Johann Sebastian Bach has enhanced and influenced many film scores, including "Fantasia," "The Beast with Five Fingers" and "The Brotherhood of the Bell."

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Bach To Normal

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

New York Public Radio president Laura Walker shares her personal story about Bach in advance of WQXR's Bach 360 Festival.

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WQXR to Present 'Bach 360' Festival

Friday, March 08, 2013

Get ready to Bach around the clock. WQXR will be presenting over 200 hours of the music of J.S. Bach, from March 21 (the composer's birthday) through March 31 (Easter Sunday).

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My Bach

Thursday, March 07, 2013

As WQXR presents 10 days of non-stop Bach, we want to hear your Bach stories: your first experience with Bach, great performances you’ve seen, what the music means to you. Call 347-286-1059.

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