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Gewandhaus zu Leipzig

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Address: Augustusplatz 8, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 493411270280
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Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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This building houses the famous symphony by the same name

Every lover of good classical music should at least once attend a symphony performed by the Gewandhaus symphony at the Gewandhaus.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Centerville, Utah USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Every lover of good classical music should at least once attend a symphony performed by the Gewandhaus symphony at the Gewandhaus.

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Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

A must for music lovers. This is one of the best concert halls in the world. It was a highlight of our visit in Leipzig.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

very interesting location. if your like theater and stage - this i a place t o be. even architecture is wonderful

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I can't begin to praise the Gewandhaus enough -- perfect acoustics, easy accessibility, strategically located, and very very good value for world-class concerts. If one compares with say the Nouvelle Philharmonie Paris, the Gewandhaus is so much easier to get to, and achieves the same quality of sound without the cramped spaces and vertiginous drops of the former. One of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is a great orchestra. However, the acoustic quality of the hall lets it down. It may be a function of where you are sitting, but where were, the cellos and double basses were rather muted, and the orchestral sound overall was a little dry for my liking. Nonetheless, if you love orchestral music, don't pass up any opportunity to... More 

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Thermisia, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

it was quite a simple building, not with a lot of architectural findings, in a main square easy to approach, there is underground parking just in front, the aqustic was very good and the main stage is ineteresting because its in the center and not behind, taht means taht the seats are makeing a circle around the stage and its... More 

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Leipzig, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Impressive building, great orchestra and the amazing Mr. Blomstedt (Yes, he was back) never ceases to amaze us! Love the Gewandhaus. Somehow you can always get tickets, and even the Orgelemporium tickets for 20 Euros (behind the orchestra) are great.

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Martinborough, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The combination of history, design, acoustics and superb music made my first visit to Leipzig's Gewandhaus a memorable experience. The building itself is amazing, including the reception area ceiling mural. We booked online and the process was smooth and troublefree. Although located at the back of the highest level we had an outstanding view of the orchestra and .. most... More 

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Southampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This was the only concert hall building of the former East Germany, seating 1920 visitors. We went to a concert of organ music on the majestic Schuke organ - 6638 pipes and 89 registers. There is a striking ceiling painting by Sighard Gille "The Song of Life", the largest ceiling painting in Europe, inspired by Mahler's "Song of the Earth".... More 

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LONDON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

LOVED THIS first time visit. Trevor Pinnock was conducting the Bach B Minor Mass ( my favourite piece of all time!). I sat behind the choir and could see the conductor perfectly which added to the wow factor. Truly remarkable performance and one of the best I HAVE EVER heard. Staff when picking up ticket were great and do check... More 

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Additional Information about Gewandhaus zu Leipzig

Address: Augustusplatz 8, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 493411270280
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Leipzig>  > Zentrum
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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