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Mendelssohn Festtage 2012 – Faith

From September the 7th until September 16th Leipzig  will once again host the Mendelssohn-Festtage; a celebration of one of the city’s most famous sons and by extension of Leipzig’s rich musical heritage. Under the title “Glauben” (“Faith”) the Mendelssohn-Festtage 2012 … Continue reading

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Grassi Museum for Musical Instruments: Inspiration from England – Mendelssohn and the Piano

Initiated in 1997 by Kurt Masur as a series of concerts in the Leipzig Gewandhaus, the Mendelssohn-Festtage has not only grown to incorporate a range of events throughout the town, but is also now accompanied by the Schumann-Festwoche. The Mendelssohn-Festtage … Continue reading

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Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig : Leipziger Klaviersommer

Despite appearances to the contrary summer is here  – and the Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig is currently hosting an international programme of piano music under the title Leipziger Klaviersommer. The season opened on August 7th and features a further four concerts featuring … Continue reading

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