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Impressive building

We did not get inside to a concert, but the building is impressive. The main windows had banners... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clive R
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Always excellent music, and great acoustics

I can't recommend the Gewandhaus too highly -- wonderful acoustics, usually a good choice of music... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
AM207
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not get inside to a concert, but the building is impressive. The main windows had banners proclaiming that they had been in business for 275 years.

Thank Clive R
Reviewed 29 May 2018

I can't recommend the Gewandhaus too highly -- wonderful acoustics, usually a good choice of music, and, importantly, seating that is not difficult to get to. One of my favourite concert halls worldwide.

Thank AM207
Reviewed 14 May 2018

huge concert hall in centre of town. decorated ceilings. statues and art. cd store inside. lovely to stroll around in, or see a concert.

Thank jyoung421
Reviewed 5 May 2018

This is home to Leipzig's world famous orchestra, now under the direction of the Latvian conductor, Andris Nelsons. Its name actually means ' Garment House' dating back to the history of the first building, whereas this is the third building constructed in 1981. The motto...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 11 April 2018

A birthday treat from our daughter, we went to a concert that featured Beethoven's 1st Piano Concerto (great) and Benjamin Britten (not our taste) and Rachmaninov's 3rd Symphony (a bit inscrutable for me) - though obviously brilliant musicians. The venue is superb - go if...More

Thank Jude_18a
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I thought this was bland and average, but as you can see Leipzig in a day it has to be passed through so tak e it in and enjoy as part of city etc

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We attended the ORGELKONZERT ZUM OSTERFEST held on March 31st by Michael Schönheit. Beautiful experience, room packed only in the sectors kept open (I imagine that, when the concert is, as in this case, by organ, not all sectors guarantee the same quality of listening);...More

Thank marcopretelli
Reviewed 13 December 2017

If you are in Leipzig, remember that this city is home to the most appraised concert hall of the world. Do not just see it from outside; try to go to a concert as I did. The hall is not enriched with artistic treasures; in...More

Thank Tamer H
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We managed to grab a couple of tickets to one of the first concerts of the season before travelling to Leipzig and were very happy that we did. A great building with fine acoustics playing host to the excellent resident orchestra playing Philip Glass and...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The Gewandhaus was closed when I visited Leipzig, but the architecture was impressive. The monument in the Augustusplatz was also impressive. The former concert hall was destroyed in WWII but the monument has been standing intact since the 1700s.

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