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Mahler Festival
Travel Package from 21 - 24 May 2021 incl. "Symphony of a Thousand"

A musical delight on the long Whitsun weekend

Leipzig's Gewandhaus © Jens Gerber

The Leipzig Gewandhaus is organising the Mahler Festival 2021 to mark the 110th anniversary of Gustav Mahler's death. We hope that this grand event will give us the opportunity to welcome you as our guest in Leipzig. A highlight of our travel offer is a visit to the 8th Symphony in E-flat Major, also known as the "Symphony of a Thousand", at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig. Discover Leipzig's musical side and allow its many other facets to enchant you in May 2021.

Services

  • 3 x nights, incl. breakfast from 21.05.-24.05.2021 in a first-class inner city hotel
  • City tour "Gustav Mahler in Leipzig" (1.5 hours German/English) On 22.5.2021, 10:00 am   
  • Dinner "Music City Leipzig - a tribute" (without drinks) in the "Weinstock" restaurant on 22.5.2021 at 6:00 pm
  • Our exclusive programme highlight: 1 ticket per person to attend the Grand Concert (8th Symphony in E-flat Major / "Symphony of a Thousand") with the Gewandhaus Orchestra conducted by Andris Nelsons on 21.05.2021 or 23.05.2021, 20.00 (PG I) including commission fee         
  • 1.5-hour city tour (German/English) to the most beautiful sights outside the city centre on 23.05.2021, 10.00 a.m.
  • Admission to and guided tour of the Museum of Musical Instruments in the GRASSI Museum incl. 30-min. exclusive concert on a historical keyboard instrument on 23.05.2021 at 11.45 a.m. (total duration: 1,5h, German/English)  
  • 1 tourist map per room

Note: When booking please let us know which concert day you prefer.

Dates, registration deadline & minimum number of participants

Dates: 21 - 24 May 2021

Registration deadline: 10 November 2020

The trip requires a minimum of 25 participants.

Concert programme

Großes Concert on 21.05 / 23.05.2021, 8 pm in Gewandhaus, Grosser Saal

Gewandhausorchester, Andris Nelsons

Gewandhausorchester, MDR-Rundfunkchor, GewandhausChor, GewandhausKinderchor, Andris Nelsons, Erin Wall soprano (Magna Peccatrix), Jacquelyn Wagner soprano (Una poenitentium), Ying Fang soprano (Mater gloriosa), Lioba Braun mezzo-soprano (Mulier Samaritana), Bernarda Fink mezzo-soprano (Maria Aegyptiaca), Pavel Černoch tenor (Doctor Marianus), Adrian Eröd baritone (Pater ecstaticus), Georg Zeppenfeld bass (Pater profundus)

Gustav Mahler — Symphony No. 8 in E flat major ("Symphony of a Thousand")

Set Menu "Music City Leipzig - an homage" in "Weinstock"

Crab soup

Roasted ox cheeks with Leipziger Allerlei and potato celery purée

Saxon cheese cake in a jar with preserved fruit

Note: If you would prefer a vegetarian option, please let us know.

Other travel dates:

Do you already have other plans for Whitsun and want to enjoy the Mahler Festival? No problem. We have put together two other attractive travel offers

Find travel offers for "Mahler Festival in Leipzig, the City of Music" from 16.05.2021-21.05.2021 here.

You can find the travel offer "Mahler Festival 2021 with "Resurrection Symphony" from 13.05.-16.05.2021 here.

Price

Accommodation at Vienna House Easy Leipzig, Goethestr. 11, 04109 Leipzig :
from €499 per person in a double room
Single room surcharge: € 130

Early arrival from 20.05. or additional nights until 25.05.2021:
starting at € 60,- per person in a double room
and starting at € 105,- per person in a single room

Additional fee for ticket in price group I (on 21.05. or 23.05.2021): € 40,- per ticket

Accommodation at the Seaside Park Hotel Leipzig, Richard-Wagner-Str. 7, 04109 Leipzig or at the Radisson Blu Hotel Leipzig, Augustusplatz 5-6, 04109 Leipzig:
from € 575 per person in a double room
Single room surcharge: € 180

Early arrival from 20.05. or additional nights until 25.05.2021:
starting at € 85,- per person in a double room
and starting at € 145,- per person in a single room

Additional fee for ticket in price group I (on 21.05. or 23.05.2021): € 40,- per ticket

Accommodation at the Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof Leipzig, Salzgäßchen 6, 04109 Leipzig:
from € 635 per person in a double room
Single room surcharge: € 240

Early arrival from 20.05. or additional nights until 25.05.2021:
starting at € 105,- per person in a double room
and starting at € 185,- per person in a single room

Additional fee for ticket in price group I (on 21.05. or 23.05.2021): € 40,- per ticket

Additional offers

Grosses Concert at the Gewandhaus on 22.5.2021 at 8:00 pm with the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden:

Price per ticket in price group II:     €105,00 incl. commission fee
Concert programme:
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, Antonio Pappano
Gustav Mahler — Symphony No. 7 in E minor

Song matinee with Thomas Hampson in the Gewandhaus (Mendelsohn Hall) on May 24, 2021 11 am:

Price per ticket in price group II:     €30,00 incl. commission fee
Concert programme:
Thomas Hampson Bariton/Moderation, Wolfram Rieger Piano
Songs by Gustav Mahler, Alma Mahler, Alexander Zemlinsky, Arnold Schönberg and others.

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