Leipzig Arts & Culture

13Nov 2014

Sebastian Krumbiegel, entertainer extraordinaire from Leipzig, returns to Houston! The German Consulate General cordially invites you to a show/concert/evening of superb entertainment and a reception on Monday, November 24, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall, Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX 77005. The Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association joins in […]

28Oct 2014

The time has come to get your tickets for the very special concert Monday night, November 3, 2014, when the world famous Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig comes to Jones Hall under the baton of Ricardo Chailly for the opening of its 2014 Celebratory U.S. tour right here in in Houston, Texas, at 7:30 p.m.

26Oct 2014

CONCERT MARKS 25TH ANNIVERSARY MILESTONE OF FALL OF BERLIN WALL World renowned Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra begins celebratory U.S. tour in Houston on November 3 Former President George H. W. Bush and former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III to serve as honorary chairs of the concert Mayor Annise Parker, Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung, and […]

14Sep 2014

Music Students from the Hochschule fuer Musik und Theater Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy in Leipzig are featured in a Guest Artist Recital on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at 5:30 p.m., at Duncan Recital Hall, Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. The program will include music from Schubert, Schumann, and Shostakovich. The public is welcome, and […]

21Aug 2014

World renowned Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra begins celebratory U.S. tour in Houston on November 3 Former President George H. W. Bush and former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III to serve as honorary chairs of the concert Mayor Annise D. Parker, City of Houston and Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy supporting efforts with […]

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 […]

02Dec 2013

If you are in Leipzig this week, why don’t you watch a movie in English – American Studies Leipzig presents The Public Enemy on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the American Studies Room GWZ 2.5.16.  For more information, check out their website: http://americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/content/asl-film-screening-series-public-enemy-1931

07Nov 2013

Leipzig, October 8, 2013.  As part of the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the Staedtepartnerschaft Leipzig-Houston in 2013, the Leipzig association is presenting an exhibition of NASA Imagery entitled “Across all Borders – Über die Grenzen Hinaus.” The exhibit is in cooperation with the International Space Education Institute and will take place in the […]

25Oct 2013

Houston will welcome a cultural treasure from Leipzig, the Thomanerchor (St. Thomas Boys Choir), the only musical institution in Europe in continuous existence for over 800 years.  Johann Sebastian Bach was once its director, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy worked with it, and Richard Wagner was a member. On Saturday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m. the choir will […]