The mission of the Heinrich Schütz House includes carrying out scholarly research on Heinrich Schütz’s life and work and on the rich musical history of Weissenfels. This is presented and explained in exhibitions, events and publications tailored to visitors’ needs. Further focal points are music at the princely court of Weissenfels and the musical practices of the Weissenfels townspeople, especially in the town church, St Mary’s.
The Heinrich Schütz House belongs to the working group on regional musical culture within the Saxony-Anhalt heritage organisation “Landesheimatbund Sachsen-Anhalt”. The working group researches the musical history of Saxony-Anhalt.
Selected publications (in German)