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Mario Schröder: Bach, tabla, Magnificat

in Dance/Reviews/What's on
Magnificat Premiere 09.02.2019 // Ravi Srinivasan (Indigo Masala), Leipziger Ballett © Ida Zenna

Leipziger Ballett’s Mario Schröder chose to offset Bach’s 18th century composition of the Canticle of Mary with classical Indian music that started in the same century. The two couldn’t be more different, producing conflicting bodily reactions. Both transport you.

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A lady, a piano & the classical music “cage”

in Classical music/Reviews
The Mendelssohn-Saal at Gewandhaus before the Ntokou piano recital’s beginning, 5 May, 2018. (Photo: Maximilian Georg)
The Mendelssohn-Saal at Gewandhaus before the Ntokou piano recital’s beginning, 5 May, 2018. (Photo: Maximilian Georg)

With classical musicians held to such strict rules and standards today, we may want to choose to simply sit back, relax and not pick apart minute details of their concerts – since, according to our reviewer, they’ll almost certainly be good anyway.

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Podcast: inspiration for your lazy Sunday

in Culture / Entertainment/Politics/What's on

Tokyo, Berlin, London and Paris are all jumping on the Klassik Underground bandwagon. Read and listen in to learn more about the event’s success story and how you can catch it, this very Sunday evening, at Leipzig’s Moritzbastei.

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