Leipzig Business

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 […]

05May 2017

We have an extra-special program for you at our next meeting on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall of Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX  77005:  one of Leipzig’s Buergermeisters is in town, and with his teenage daughter Annalena we’ll have a double header!  Since we […]

04Aug 2016

The City of Leipzig published the following press release on August 2, 2016. Rev. Dr. Robert Moore ist Leipzigs Reformationsbotschafter in den USA Die Stadt Leipzig hat heute Reverend Dr. Robert Moore von der Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) aus Leipzigs Partnerstadt Houston zum offiziellen Reformationsbotschafter in den USA ernannt. Leipzig wird zum 500-jährigen […]

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 […]

04Sep 2015

With much regret we received the following letter from the City of Leipzig and the Gewandhaus Orchestra: 3rd of September 2015 The End of an Era Riccardo Chailly, the Gewandhauskapellmeister for the past ten years, will end his work with the orchestra in the 2015/2016 season. He will direct his last concerts as the Gewandhauskapellmeister […]

15May 2014

It is now time to make concrete plans to be in Leipzig on October 9, 2014, to participate in the 25th anniversary celebrations of the peaceful end of the confrontation between 70,000 demonstrators carrying nothing but candles, and the secret police in full military combat gear. October 9, 1989, was the decisive Monday. Surgeons had […]

12Jun 2013

Bachfest Leipzig: June 14 – June 23, 2013 Bachfest 2013 begins on Friday, June 14, with a concert at the St. Thomas Church in Leipzig.  From then until June 23 Bachfest 2013 will include 114 performances at over 30 venues in and around Leipzig.  The opening concert will be broadcast simultaneously on the market square […]