WGT

Classical

Last Update: 2018-05-01

Saturday, 19th May 2018

Gewandhaus

8:00 pm

Organ and choir concert:
"French cathedral music of the 19th and 20th centuries"

Michael Schönheit – Organ, Gewandhaus choir, camerata lipsiensis
Claire Gascoin – Contralto
Daniel Ochoa – Bass
Conductor: Gregor Meyer

Program:

César Franck - "3rd Choral in A minor"
Francis Poulenc - "Concerto en sol mineur for organ, string orchestra and timpani in G minor FP 93"
Maurice Duruflé - "Requiem op. 9" (Version for soloists, choir, chamber orchestra and organ)

There are 200 seats available for WGT visitors.
A reservation is not possible.

Völkerschlachtdenkmal (Monument to the Battle of the Nations)

7:00 pm

"Dragon Concert", "Game Of Thrones" & "The Lord Of The Rings" – Concert performance
Again in 2018, solo trombonist Hubertus Schmidt takes on the theme of medieval sounds in the guise of modern film music.

Sunday, 20th May 2018

Gewandhaus

8:00 pm

Organ Concert:
"Veni creator – a Whitsun hymm"

Michel Bouvard, Yasuko Bouvard - Organ

Program:

Johann Sebastian Bach – Chorale "Come, God Creator, Holy Spirit, BWV 667"
Marc-Antoine Charpentier – "Prélude from the Te Deum in D major, H 146"
(Arrangement for organ by Michael Schönheit)
Henri Dumont – "Prélude en trio n ° 3", "Prélude en trio n ° 7"
Guillaume Gabriel Nivers – "Récit de Cromorne pour le Benedictus"
Henri Dumont – "Prélude en trio n ° 10", "Prélude en trio n ° 14"
Nicolas de Grigny – "En waist at 5" - from the hymn "Veni creator spiritus"
François Couperin – "Musètes de Choisi and Taverni enchainées"
Jean Bouvard – "Variations sur un Noël basque"
Maurice Duruflé – "Chorale varié sur le" Veni Creator "op. 4"

- Intermission -

Louis Vierne – "2. Symphony for Organ in E minor op. 20 "

There are 200 seats available for WGT visitors.
A reservation is not possible.

Völkerschlachtdenkmal (Monument to the Battle of the Nations)

7:00 pm

Concert:
"A Requiem for Theremin" - Brahms' "Deutsches Requiem" in an instrumental version with speaker

Summer Orchestra Leipzig | Verena Marisa – Theremin

9:00 pm

Concert:
"Concerto Mascherato"
Matthias Eisenberg – Organ | Hubertus Schmidt – Trombone

Baroque masterpieces by Alessandro Marcello, the "Príncipe de La Musici" of the Venetian Baroque, and Antonio Vivaldi cannot be enjoyed without appreciation for cheeky humor.

Montag, 21. Mai 2018

Opera

3:00 pm

"West Side Story" - a musical in two acts based on an idea by Jerome Robbins
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Chorus of the Leipzig Opera | Gewandhaus Orchestra | Leipzig Ballet

There are 150 places are available for WGT visitors.
A reservation is not possible!