Leipzig Lifestyle

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 […]

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,

14Sep 2014

The movie last month about the building and eventual fall of the Wall left us excited, overwhelmed, and thankful. But what came afterwards? Join us for the movie After the Wall: A World United by Executive Producer and Houstonian John Hesse on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall, 2353 Rice […]

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 […]