International Mendelssohn-Academy Leipzig

International Mendelssohn-Academy Leipzig

Welcome, Pianists!

Few institutions in Europe have a more venerable tradition than the beautiful Leipzig Music University.

Teachers at this university have included Felix Mendelssohn, Robert Schumann and Max Reger, while Edvard Grieg, Leos Janacek, Isaac Albeniz, Wilhelm Backhaus, Kurt Masur and many other distinguished personalities have been students here.

Leipzig's cosmopolitan outlook and rich cultural life continue to attract people from all over the world. We cordially invite you to experience Leipzig through the International Mendelssohn Academy. You will encounter not only a great city and a renowned music university, but also an Academy that offers you an exceptional stay. Experience the most renowned professors of our time, meet young pianists from the most prominent music universities in the world, and perform in one of Academy concerts in the University's largest concert hall. Enjoy all of this in the cordial, open atmosphere of an Academy that welcomes you warmly. We look forward to seeing you in Leipzig!


Vortrag und kleines Konzert: Von Leipzig nach New York – die Musikmäzenin Emmy Rubensohn

Prof. Dr. Matthias Henke (Universität Siegen/Ernst Krenek-Institut Krems)   V ...  

Klassenabend Viola

Studierende der Klasse Prof. Samuel Lee ...  

Konzert 60. Jubileum Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf

Ensemble Contemporary Insights Leitung: Zachary Seely     ...