Sistanagila: solidarity with Iran protestors


Shaking with emotion, the singer places her mobile phone on the music stand. She picks up the microphone. The Leipzig Gewandhaus is hushed and tense. Struggling to hold her voice steady, the young woman in western dress sings the lyrics relayed to her phone via Twitter. It is a new protest song direct from the


Pussy Riot – a story of protest and resistance


How does one describe a Pussy Riot performance? Music? Theatre? Activism? Art? Curiosity led a select public to their intimate concert at Täubchenthal in Leipzig on Friday night. Some, perhaps, in the hope of answering that question. The latest Pussy Riot mixed tape released out of the States is “Matriarchy Now“. Anyone expecting to be


Neues bei Grieg – infusing tradition with new energy


Leipzig has long been renowned for its musical influence. This is due, in no small part, to being the home of Bach as well as the place of his burial. Several statues, books, and plaques can be found around town notarizing his musical history and impact on Leipzig. But Leipzig boasts many other musical influences.


Sub_Bar – subfrequencies and haptic art


With Sub_Bar, Eufonia launches a pioneering series of events exploring music, subfrequencies, and the haptic sense. Our sense of touch, ignored by compositional practices, is home to our deepest memories and most instinctive reactions. It speaks a language of pain and pleasure, trauma and comfort, summer and winter. What happens when we stimulate it with


Leipzig for Ukraine – live music for a good cause


Friday night, 29 April, at Werk 2 was dedicated to Ukraine and its people. A committed group of individuals from Leipzig’s cultural scene teamed up to form “Leipzig for Ukraine (LE4UA)”. It is an initiative seeking to raise funds to support the people of Ukraine with a live music charity concert. The musical line-up of


Leipzig for Ukraine fundraising concert


  Leipzig for Ukraine (LE4UA) presents a fundraising concert in support of the victims and survivors of the war in Ukraine. With musical acts of different genres, DJs, and a raffle prize draw, there is something for everyone to enjoy – all for a worthy cause. From the LE4UA team: “Like many, if not all

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