Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht, BWV 211
Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht (Be still, stop chattering), BWV 211, also known as the Coffee Cantata, is a secular cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach. He composed it probably between 1732 and 1735. Al...
Bach-Archiv Leipzig
The Bach-Archiv Leipzig or Bach-Archiv is an institution for the documentation and research of the life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach. The Bach-Archiv also researches the Bach family, especially t...
Felix Mendelssohn
Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy ([ˈjaːkɔp ˈluːtvɪç ˈfeːlɪks ˈmɛndl̩szoːn baʁˈtɔldi]; 3 February 1809 – 4 November 1847), born and widely known as Felix Mendelssohn, was a Germ...
Ignaz Moscheles
(Isaac) Ignaz Moscheles (German: ˈig.nats ˈmɔ.ʃɛ.lɛs) (23 May 1794 – 10 March 1870) was a Bohemian composer and piano virtuoso, whose career after his early years was based initially in Lond...
Klaus Renft Combo
The Klaus Renft Combo is a veteran German rock band, formed in Leipzig, in what was then East Germany, in 1958. Founded by Klaus Renft, the band enjoyed significant success in East Germany until banne...
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra (Gewandhausorchester Leipzig; sometimes simply referred to as Gewandhausorchester) is a German symphony orchestra based in Leipzig, Germany. The orchestra is named af...
Johann Schein
Johann Hermann Schein (20 January 1586 – 19 November 1630) was a German composer of the early Baroque era. He was born in Grünhain and died in Leipzig. He was one of the first to import the ea...
Die Prinzen
Die Prinzen (The Princes) is a German music group. The band is made up of former members of the Thomanerchor (a choir of the Thomaskirche (St. Thomas' Church) in Leipzig, Germany, where Johann Sebasti...
Café Zimmermann
The Café Zimmermann, or Zimmermannsche Kaffeehaus was the coffeehouse of Gottfried Zimmermann in Leipzig which formed the backdrop to the first performances of many of Bach's secular cantatas, e.g. th...
Robert Schumann
Robert Schumann (8 June 1810 – 29 July 1856) was a German composer and influential music critic. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. ...
Haus Auensee
Haus Auensee is a concert hall located in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Leipzig Auensee is a frequently used concert venue for national and international artists in Leipzig. The capacity is about 3600 peo...
Leipzig synagogue
The ornate Moorish Revival Leipzig synagogue in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany, was built in 1855 by German Jewish architect Otto Simonson who had studied under Gottfried Semper, architect of the Semper Syn...
Evangelical Lutheran Free Church (Germany)
The Evangelical Lutheran Free Church (German: Evangelisch-Lutherische Freikirche) is a small confessional Lutheran denomination based in Germany and western Austria. It currently consists of 1,470 me...
MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
The MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra (also known as the MDR Sinfonieorchester in German) is the radio orchestra of Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk, the public broadcaster for the German states of Thuring...
Ferdinand David (musician)
Ferdinand David ([ˈdaːvɪt]; 19 June 1810 – 18 July 1873) was a German virtuoso violinist and composer.
Born in the same house in Hamburg where Felix Mendelssohn had been born the pr...
Fifty50
Fifty50 is an East German punk rock band. Fifty50 was founded in Leipzig, Germany, in 1998.
Fifty50 was formed in Leipzig, Germany.Fifty50 played their first show in early 1999. TThey won the aud...
Ensemble Sortisatio
Ensemble Sortisatio is a quartet (viola, oboe/cor anglais, bassoon and guitar) founded by violist Matthias Sannemüller in 1992 in Leipzig, Germany. Its members are mostly soloists at the MDR Symphony ...
Clara Schumann
Clara Schumann (née Clara Josephine Wieck; 13 September 1819 – 20 May 1896) was a German musician and composer, considered one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era. She exerted her i...
Thomanerchor
The Thomanerchor (English: St. Thomas Choir of Leipzig) is a boys' choir in Leipzig, Germany. The choir was founded in 1212. At present, the choir consists of 92 boys from 9 to 18 years of age. The m...
Wave-Gotik-Treffen
Wave-Gotik-Treffen (ger. das Treffen means "the meeting") is an annual world festival for "dark" music and arts in Leipzig, Germany. 150+ bands and artists from various backgrounds (Gothic rock, EBM,...
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March [O.S. 21 March] 1685 – 28 July 1750) was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He enriched established German styles th...
Think About Mutation
Think About Mutation (TAM) was an crossover band from Germany. They were together for about 10 years (1992-2002) and set a landmark by mixing up rave/techno elements and heavy guitars even in their ea...
Werner Neumann
Werner Neumann (21 January 1905 in Königstein – 24 April 1991 in Leipzig) was a German musicologist. He founded the Bach-Archiv Leipzig on 20 November 1950 and was a principal editor of the Neue Bach-...
Richard Wagner
Wilhelm Richard Wagner (/ˈvɑːɡnər/; [ˈʁiçaʁt ˈvaːɡnɐ]; 22 May 1813 – 13 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is primarily known for his ...
Bachfest Leipzig
The Bachfest Leipzig (Leipzig Bach Festival) is a music festival which takes place annually in the city of Leipzig, where J. S. Bach worked as the Thomaskantor from 1723 until his death in 1750.The ci...
Ferdinand Hiller
Ferdinand (von) Hiller (24 October 1811 – 11 May 1885) was a German composer, conductor, writer and music-director.
Ferdinand Hiller was born to a wealthy Jewish family in Frankfurt am Main, where...