Past Events

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 […]

03Sep 2015

We all remember the fabulous all-Mendelssohn performance by the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig under the baton of Riccardo Chailly in Jones Hall here in Houston last November.  When we reported on the audience reaction, many were overcome with the sheer beauty of the performance; some classified it as the musical highlight of their lives.  Now the […]

12Jan 2015

Dear Members and Friends of Houston Leipzig, my term as your president has come to an end. We’ve had an exciting year with many highlights. First I would like to thank you for your trust in electing me your president in 2014, and I want to thank each and every one of you for your […]

09Nov 2014

We celebrated the fall of the Berlin wall early on Monday with the glorious Gewandhaus Orchestra concert. Some of the comments heard after the concert included “. . . an unforgettable evening . . . an experience of a lifetime . . . so much beauty and perfection brought tears to my eyes.” Thank you […]

10Jun 2011
Der Schuh Des Manitu Poster

Escape the heat and watch a German comedy with us on Thursday, June 16, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall of Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX  77005.  As is customary, we will have a food and beverage reception until 7:00 p.m. The movie will be shown in English. […]

03May 2011

Houstonians visited Leipzig in October 2009 for the 20th anniversary celebration of the peaceful demonstrations that led to the collapse of the communist dictatorship in East Germany.  Click here to see the official program for the celebration. Members and friends of the Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association, Rotarians from the Houston area attending the Rotary Peace […]

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