Leipzig lies at the heart of the classical music tradition: Wagner was born here, Mendelssohn died here and Bach spent nearly three decades as Kapellmeister at the Thomaskirche.  It is hardly surprising, therefore, that Leipzig plays host to magnificent music and opera events as well as stunning performances through the year..

Bach Festival Leipzig 2020

Experience this unique Bach musical event with IFC.  Performance venues include the Nikolaikirche and The stunning Leipzig Opera House.   This musical experience is enriched by cultural visits in and around the city including a sightseeing tour of Leipzig and a visit to the Grassi Museum. The Bach Festival in Leipzig is not just for lovers of Bach but for everyone who is an admirer of music and culture

Leipzig Mahler Festival 2021

In May 2021, the city of Leipzig and the Gewandhausorchester will host the Leipzig Mahler Festival in city that was home to the composer for what many say where the two most decisive years of his life. This will present  a unique opportunity to hear the complete symphonies and other orchestral works interpreted by 10 world class orchestras in only 12 days, in the city in which Mahler became a true symphonic composer.  IfC are delighted to announce that we will be offing a tour to this great event, departing on 14 May 2020 to include two concerts at the Gewandhaus. We add cultural visits in and around Leipzig including a Sightseeing Tour and a visit to the Mendelssohn House and Bach Museum.  On Sale in August 2019.