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Jeffery Krueger: US-born, German-made

in Opera/Philosophies by
Die Piraten (MuKo), featuring Jeffery Krueger in 2016-17. Photo © Tom Schulze

Opera singer Jeffery Krueger’s journey from the American heartland to the German stage.

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Michael Chu: Never give up on love

in Concerts/Culture / Entertainment/Stage by
Michael Chu. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

When Michael found himself in the elevator with the right guy at Oper Leipzig, he thought he’d take a shot and told him he had written a song cycle. As he continued his pitch, it took a while for him to realize the answer had been “yes.”

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When opera orders a beer at the bar

in Opera/What's on by
Natasha and Juan, co-managers of Opera on Tap Leipzig. (Photo © Rico Molaro)

Opera on Tap, a non-profit run by aspiring artists, has come to Leipzig to drag opera out of the house for a night on the town. The next show is 23 May at Beyerhaus.

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Feline and Strange: WGT virgins in the park

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“First I have to know what I’m going to say, then we have to find a way to make it sound beautiful. Beautiful can also be screaming at the audience!” Feline and Strange tell Adam Carrington what “goth” means in 2018. Catch them playing this evening, even if you don’t have a WGT wristband.

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Mario Schröder’s Swan Lake: mirror of us

in Culture / Entertainment/Dance/O & P Highlights by

Mario Schröder’s Swan Lake is pretty, dark and, most of all, real. Hurry. It’s sure to sell out.

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Travel black: Wave-Gotik-Treffen 2018

in Society/Stage/Travel by
WGT 2018 preview feature photo maeshelle west-davies

As more and more goths begin to descend from the unseasonably darkening skies above Leipzig airport, anticipation in the city rises to a level that may actually be tactile. Leipzig is about to be rocked once again by alternative music’s most famous summer holiday.

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