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The Leipzig Schumann Festival week honours the famous composer couple.

Schumann Festival Week in Leipzig

Interior view of the Schumann House with three people inside, one of whom is at the piano, Leipzig, city of music, cultural venue, museum
Clara Schumann too, was a celebrated pianist. © Dirk Brzoska

The Schumann Festival Week, which takes place around Robert and Clara Schumann's wedding anniversary on 12 September and Clara's birthday on 13 September, shines a light on the couple's life and work.

A rotating  selection of family friends steps into the limelight. Look forward to excellent chamber music recitals and guided tours.

Clara Schumann

Portrait of composer Clara Schumann who was married to Robert Schumann and lived in the Leipzig, the Music City, culture, Gewandhaus
Clara Schumann © Franz Hanfstaengl

Robert Schumann

Portrait of composer Robert Schumann who lived in Leipzig together with his wife Clara Schumann, culture, Gewandhaus
Robert Schumann © Joseph Kriehuber