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Gewandhaus zu Leipzig

Augustusplatz 8, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 11270280
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The place to visit in Leipzig

Gewandhausorchester is one of the best orchestras in the world, and the Grosser Saal is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Suprematisse
Musical hall with the world's oldest orchestra

This is a musical concert hall by the Augustzplaz. The building has an interesting design. A nice... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
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Augustusplatz 8, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gewandhausorchester is one of the best orchestras in the world, and the Grosser Saal is beautiful and acoustically great place to listen to music. However, if you're into more modern music, you won't find it here very often, as the Gewandhaus repertoire is mostly old-fashioned,...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This is a musical concert hall by the Augustzplaz. The building has an interesting design. A nice place to take some photos. The world's oldest orchestra Gewandhaus is performing here.

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The acoustics were very good, and the seats are wide and comfortable. Access is easy, and there were multiple locations to obtain a beverage during the intermission. Purchasing tickets in advance and printing them at home was a breeze.

Thank dougd471
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is a fairly newly built conserthouse for the worlds oldest orchestra; the Gewandhouse Orchestra

Thank gyeloh
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We went to Leipzig for the Bach Festival, which involved wonderful music, often performed in the churches for which it was written. Everything is easily accessible within this small city, although it is worth doing the bus tour outside the City ring. But the highlight...More

Thank Rex027
Reviewed 12 October 2016

It has an interesting design; the acoustic is fine too. There are several bars in the foyers, access is provided to the balconies. Guests can enjoy their drinks outside.

Thank Nadir K
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We saw Yan Tiersenn performing there and must admit, the acoustics in the building is really not bad! However, the building can be seen without a concert visit - the huge ceiling paintings and the building was built in the GDR (East Germany times). The...More

1  Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We attended an Baroque Easter music/Organ concert. The attendance was very good and the sound was excellent! The acoustics are truly great. We sat toward the back a bit and they were excellent seats.

1  Thank Doug W
Reviewed 1 July 2016

As inhabitants of Leipzig we go here 5-6 times per year. Wonderful music! You wouldn't say from the outside, the design is rather 1970-ies DDR-stylish, but the hall has a perfect acoustics. The Gewandhaus Orchestra is one in its kind, world class. When visiting Leipzig,...More

Thank Nicole v
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I was here for Wagner's Ring Cycle (4 operas). The theater an staff were wonderful but the food service person was horrible. During a meal, she wanted to "accommodate" another table so she just came over and took a plate away from our table! It...More

Thank John W
Gewandhaus_Leipzig, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2016

Dear John W, thank you for your message. Obviously there is a misunderstanding. We are the Leipzig concert hall "Gewandhaus" and not the Leipzig Opera, where you visited Wagner's Ring Cycle. Our orchestra, the Gewandhausorchester plays also at the opera, but we have nothing to...More

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