Classical Music in Leipzig


Led by Ricardo Chailly since 2005, the Gewandhaus is one of Europe’s finest and oldest civic orchestras. With a tradition harkening back to 1743, it became an orchestra of European renown a century later under music…
Opera in Leipzig

Oper Leipzig

Leipzig’s Opernhaus (opera house) has a 300-year-old tradition, though the building only went up in the 1950s. The program is an eclectic mix of classics and contemporary works; the Gewandhausorchester provides the …
Classical Music in Leipzig


Leipzig's famous boys’ choir performs Bach motets and cantatas at 6pm on Friday and 3pm on Saturday at the Thomaskirche and also sings during Sunday services at 9.30am. Special concerts take place throughout the yea…