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Gewandhaus zu Leipzig

Augustusplatz 8, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 11270280
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Fantastic experiance

We managed to grab a couple of tickets to one of the first concerts of the season before travelling... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Rick C
Impressive Concert Hall

The Gewandhaus was closed when I visited Leipzig, but the architecture was impressive. The monument... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Selma, Texas
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Augustusplatz 8, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 11270280
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

We managed to grab a couple of tickets to one of the first concerts of the season before travelling to Leipzig and were very happy that we did. A great building with fine acoustics playing host to the excellent resident orchestra playing Philip Glass and...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The Gewandhaus was closed when I visited Leipzig, but the architecture was impressive. The monument in the Augustusplatz was also impressive. The former concert hall was destroyed in WWII but the monument has been standing intact since the 1700s.

Thank karenbQ4029NG
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We went here to one of the Bach Festival concerts and we were definitely NOT disappointed! The "new" building/architecture was amazing and bold and the acoustics inside the performance hall rival that of the Concertgebow (sp) in Amsterdam. Very modern in a very ancient city......More

Thank shchristy
Reviewed 19 June 2017

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

Thank Suprematisse
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 15 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
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