bach, baroque composers, opera

Why J.S Bach Never Wrote an Opera

Many people are surprised that the legendary musical virtuoso Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) never wrote an opera during his lifetime. But why didn’t he? Why didn’t Bach write an opera? It’s a mystery why one of the greatest composers of all time, celebrated for his musical prowess and masterpieces aplenty, has not a single operatic ...

Arianne Ayson

A statue of J.S. Bach.