Dr Loewe, a music historian specialising in the music of the Lutheran Church between 1517-1750, will speak on the background of JS Bach’s St Matthew Passion.
The Very Rev. Dr Andreas Loewe FRHistS OStJ
Andreas Loewe is Dean of Melbourne and is responsible for the worship, mission and life of St Paul’s Cathedral, the Cathedral of the Diocese of Melbourne and Anglican Province of Victoria.
Loewe was born in Munich, Bavaria, studied at St Peter’s College, Oxford before commencing further studies at Selwyn College, Cambridge where he was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy. His academic research focuses on the Reformation in England and Germany, as well as the works of Johann Sebastian Bach.
He is a Fellow and Lecturer at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Prior to coming to St Paul’s Cathedral, Andreas was Senior Chaplain of Trinity College, The University of Melbourne, and Gavan Senior Lecturer in Theology at Trinity College Theological School, the University of Divinity, where he taught undergraduate and post-graduate students, mentoring them in preparation for Anglican ministry.
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