15Aug 2017

Come and hear the Gyldfeldt Quartet from the Leipzig Conservatory at the University of Music and Theatre Leipzig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy on September 30, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. at Duncan Recital Hall, Shepherd School of Music, at Rice University. The Gyldfeldt Quartet was founded by violinists August-Gyldfeldt Magnusson and Jonas Reinhold, violist Yağmur Erdoğan and cellist […]

12Aug 2017

It’s movie night at Houston-Leipzig.  Do join us for Lola Rennt! – Run Lola Run on Thursday, August 24, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at L’Alliance Française, 427 Lovett Boulevard, Houston, TX  77006 (please note parking restrictions below).  The film is in German and has English subtitles. Have you ever had a particularly calamitous or unfortunate […]

06Aug 2017

With much sadness we heard that Dr. Hinrich Lehmann-Grube, first Mayor of Leipzig after the fall of the Wall, died on Sunday, August 6, 2017.  He was 84 years old.  Dr. Lehmann-Grube was Mayor when the sister city relationship between Houston and Leipzig was established, and he was instrumental and supportive in bringing the cities […]

26Jul 2017

We cordially welcome Consul General Thomas H. Meister to his post in Houston.  His domain will encompass the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.  We wish him a lucky hand in all his endeavors, and that he will find out the true meaning of the native American word Texas: “friend.”  You can […]

19Jun 2017

Leipzig.  Franziska von Sohl. Two new records: international visitors and ticket sales This year’s Leipzig Bach Festival drew to a close on June 18 with a performance of the Mass in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach in St. Thomas’ Church, Leipzig (Germany). Nearly 71,000 visitors attended the 120-plus events that made up the ten-day […]

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