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Tannhäuser’s ups and downs at the Oper

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Premiere 17.03.2018 // Tannhäuser (Burkhard Fritz), Kathrin Göring (Venus) © Tom Schulze

Though unimpressed with its Regietheater component, our classical music reviewer was largely impressed with the singing and recommends the opera as a good, accessible introduction to Wagner. Last performance of the season: 27 May at Oper Leipzig.

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MuKo: Mirko Mahr’s Alice im Wunderland

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Alice im Wunderland Premiere 23.03.2018 // Alice (Patricia Klages), Ensemble. (Photo: Ida Zenna)

Tip for the whole family this long weekend: “Trink mich!” and follow the White Rabbit to Musikalische Komödie. #ballet #Leipzig

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‘Tis the season for Cinderella, Rossini style

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Perfect day after Boxing Day activity!

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Leipzigers discover Gilbert and Sullivan

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Photo of Frederick Hobbs, James Hay and Bertha Lewis in The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan, 1919. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The Pirates of Penzance, playing at the Musikalische Komödie of Leipzig, features superb singing and acting of a British comic opera classic in German.

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Wally loves life

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Opera brought her here. Leipzig is making her want to stay.

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I feel pretty…West Side Story

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How does West Side Story relate to Legida or Pegida demonstrations? Our arts and culture insider gives us her views and review on the Broadway and Hollywood classic as currently performed in Leipzig.

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