Leipzig Arts & Culture

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

11Apr 2016

The following letter is from Shelby Lyn Simms, a student from the Houston area currently studying at Abilene Christian University, who is raising money with a Leipzig or Bust Invitational Golf Tournament for her study trip to Leipzig this summer. Hello! 2016 is going to be a great year as I plan to study abroad […]

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 […]

06Jun 2015

Two students give a birthday present to their hometown Leipzig on its 1,000-year anniversary. It began as a declaration of love – now it is an internet hit: Mein Leipzig from twoSYDE media on Vimeo.

16Jan 2015

We are delighted that we can welcome fabulous Calmus again in Houston for a concert on Sunday, January 18, 2015, at 6:00 p.m.  You may remember their performances with a deep and wide repertoire, pleasing to all ages and musical tastes.  The Bach Society Houston cordially invites you to their Abendmusik Concert with Calmus,