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Gewandhaus zu Leipzig

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Augustusplatz 8, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

Excellent acoustics, and one of the best orchestras of the world. What else can a music lover ask for? I got a cheap ticket of 23 euro and the seat had a good view of the scenario and the sound was perfectly balanced.

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Reviewed September 18, 2018

Our third visit to Leipzig and third visit to the Gewandhaus. As usual the orchestral performance was outstanding. Also the experience of an evening to this fantastic auditorium(built in DDR times) is well worth it. However on this particular occasion we were taking friends and...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2018

We did not get inside to a concert, but the building is impressive. The main windows had banners proclaiming that they had been in business for 275 years.

Thank Clive R
Reviewed May 28, 2018

I can't recommend the Gewandhaus too highly -- wonderful acoustics, usually a good choice of music, and, importantly, seating that is not difficult to get to. One of my favourite concert halls worldwide.

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

huge concert hall in centre of town. decorated ceilings. statues and art. cd store inside. lovely to stroll around in, or see a concert.

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Reviewed May 4, 2018

This is home to Leipzig's world famous orchestra, now under the direction of the Latvian conductor, Andris Nelsons. Its name actually means ' Garment House' dating back to the history of the first building, whereas this is the third building constructed in 1981. The motto...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed April 10, 2018

A birthday treat from our daughter, we went to a concert that featured Beethoven's 1st Piano Concerto (great) and Benjamin Britten (not our taste) and Rachmaninov's 3rd Symphony (a bit inscrutable for me) - though obviously brilliant musicians. The venue is superb - go if...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

I thought this was bland and average, but as you can see Leipzig in a day it has to be passed through so tak e it in and enjoy as part of city etc

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

We attended the ORGELKONZERT ZUM OSTERFEST held on March 31st by Michael Schönheit. Beautiful experience, room packed only in the sectors kept open (I imagine that, when the concert is, as in this case, by organ, not all sectors guarantee the same quality of listening);...More

Thank marco_pret
Reviewed December 12, 2017

If you are in Leipzig, remember that this city is home to the most appraised concert hall of the world. Do not just see it from outside; try to go to a concert as I did. The hall is not enriched with artistic treasures; in...More

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