Review: The children’s opera “The Secret of the Black Spider” is scary enough for the kids without boring the adults.
“In England, it was just so hard to make ends meet, and I knew that it was unnecessarily hard because I could see my friends were doing so well here [in Leipzig]. They were living in these flatshare mansions, and still had so much free time to put into their music, and were actually making money from playing gigs. They were all doing what they wanted to.” – Theresa Elflein
Opera singer Jeffery Krueger’s journey from the American heartland to the German stage.
“Wise, modest, educated, intelligent, brave, full of virtues that almost make him a divinity for his own subjects, seems to the reader this Hadrian. At the same time, he is a man who commits crimes and falls in love as only mortals can.”
“At the advent of the WGT festival, catching The Jesus and Mary Chain was my highest priority. The Reid brothers, Jim and William, are internationally-acclaimed figureheads, but also local heroes for a Paisley boy like myself who grew up around scheme rats with Dads with their records.”
Whether someone comes covered in glitter, tries to fit back in clothes from their Goth days in high school, or dresses to impress, we want everyone to bring their talent and come as they see themselves. On Friday, 8 June, at Baileo – with Leipzig Opera singers as headliners.