Gewandhausorchester LeipzigFormed 1743
The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra (Gewandhausorchester; also previously known in German as the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig) is a German symphony orchestra based in Leipzig, Germany. The orchestra is named after the concert hall in which it is based, the Gewandhaus ("Garment House"). In addition to its concert duties, the orchestra also performs frequently in the Thomaskirche and as the official opera orchestra of the Leipzig Opera.
Upcoming BBC Events
Proms 2019: Prom 47: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Past BBC Events
Proms 2016: Prom 59
Proms 2014: Prom 75: Beethoven – Symphony No. 9
Proms 2014: Prom 73: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Proms 2012: Prom 69: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra – Messiaen & Mahler
Proms 2012: Prom 67: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra – Mendelssohn
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