Organisation & Boards

The Leipzig Bach Archive (German: Bach-Archiv Leipzig · Stiftung bürgerlichen Rechts), a non-profit corporation, was founded in 1998. It receives its basic financial support from the City of Leipzig, the Federal Government of Germany, and the Free State of Saxony. It is directed by an Executive Board, overseen by a Board of Trustees, and advised by a Board of Curators.


The Leipzig Bach Archive publishes annual reports which you can open here (in German):

Foundation Board

  • Burkhard Jung, Mayor of the City of Leipzig (chairman), represented by Dr. Skadi Jennicke
  • Martin Eifler, Federal Government Commissioner for Cultural and Media Affairs
  • Gregor Kollmorgen, Federal Government Commissioner for Cultural and Media Affairs
  • Thomas Früh, Saxon Ministry of Science and the Fine Arts
  • Michael Weickert, City of Leipzig
  • Dr Eleonore Büning, Journalist

Executive Board

  • Prof Dr Ton Koopman, President
  • Prof Dr Peter Wollny, Director
  • Christina Katrin Ahlmann, CEO (interim)

Board of Trustees

  • Prof Dr Arend Oetker, Berlin (spokesman)
  • Jon Baumhauer, Darmstadt
  • Catherine von Fürstenberg-Dussmann, Berlin
  • Dr Georg Girardet, Leipzig
  • Dr Mary Greer, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Dr Heike Hanagarth, Berlin
  • Dr Konrad Hummler, St. Gallen
  • Sir Nicholas Kenyon, London
  • Dr h c Martin Kohlhaussen, Frankfurt/Main
  • Prof Dr Ulrich Konrad, Würzburg
  • Dr h c Elias N. Kulukundis, Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Barbara Lambrecht-Schadeberg, Kreuztal
  • Dr Harald Langenfeld, Leipzig
  • Pierre Lussato, London
  • Judith McCartin Scheide, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Dr Martina Rebmann, Berlin
  • Dr Stephen Roe, London
  • Prof Ulf Schirmer, Leipzig
  • Prof Dr Dr h c mult Christoph Wolff, Belmont, Massachusetts