History

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 […]

10Jun 2017

The Bundeswehr is coming to Houston – Commander Colonel Ingo Kresser of the German Air Force Air Defense Center (GAFADC), based at Fort Bliss (TX) and Fort Sill (OK), and Deputy Commander of the GAFADC based at Fort Bliss, Lieutenant Colonel Martin Herter, will present their training operations in Texas and Oklahoma at the Houston-Leipzig […]

05Mar 2017

Murder, Mayhem, and a great Meal – the curse of the Ring continues as potions lead to betrayals, deception, and murder. The Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association cordially invites you to a social gathering and talk with the inimitable Paul Hopper, dramaturg at the Houston Grand Opera on Götterdämmerung – The Twilight of Houston Grand Opera’s Ring […]

02Aug 2016

We think of soccer as a game that has been around forever, at least as a street game in Europe and maybe South America, but it’s been only a little over a hundred years that “Fussball” became popular and legal in Germany.  In Bavaria, home to the FC Bayern Munich, one of the most famous […]

23Apr 2016

The American Red Cross – Greater Houston Chapter has been our home for our Houston-Leipzig membership programs and board meetings since last summer.  They have been of invaluable help to us, and now they need help for their disaster relief.  The American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region, is headquartered at the same location and […]

11Apr 2016

Our program series for the first half of the year ends with a spectacular offering – Dr. Helga K. Aurisch, European, Curator of European Art at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, will introduce us with her customary charm, humor, and extensive knowledge to the exhibition High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter on  […]

10Apr 2016

American Space Leipzig is an initiative between the University of Leipzig and the U.S. Government to encourage learning, exchange, and dialogue between the United States and Germany.  The first center of its type in Central Germany, it offers a public platform for dialog and exchange between the USA and Germany on a local level. Its […]

31Mar 2016

Paul Hopper is back by popular demand!  Remember the wonderful presentation he gave us last year about Die Walkuere?  Everyone was enthralled.  Now he will tell us about a great spectacle, masterful storytelling, and electrifying music.  This is the year of Siegfried – the first hero and mortal to appear in a world of gods, […]