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Music Events in LutherCountry

Handel Festival

May 26 2017 - Jun 11 2017

Halle (Saale)

The Handel Festival takes place in Halle (Salle), the birthplace of George Frederic Handel, every year since 1922. Music can be enjoyed at authentic venues throughout Halle.

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MDR Music Summer

Jun 24 2017 - Aug 27 2017

Throughout LutherCountry

Many sites in LutherCountry turn into the perfect location for breathtaking concerts during the MDR Music Summer. Enjoy various concerts (July 1, 9, 16, 22, and Aug 4, 2017) in the historical atmosphere of Wartburg Castle in LutherCity Eisenach, where Luther translated the Bible into German. Additionally, the famous Castle Church in Lutherstadt Wittenberg, to whose door Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses, will host a concert on June 25, 2017, as part of the MDR Music Summer.

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Cathedral Steps Festival Erfurt

Aug 10 2017 - Aug 27 2017

Erfurt

This unique festival, an open-air spectacle on the cathedral steps, has been in existence since 1994. Each year the Theater Erfurt brings a new performance to the Cathedral Square, set before the impressive 700-year-old backdrop of the St. Mary's Cathedral and St. Severi Church, a medieval church ensemble. The summer event highlight has already inspired several hundred thousand visitors to make a pilgrimage to what is certainly Thuringia's most beautiful open-air stage. For quite some time viewers have traveled not only from Germany, but also from many other European countries, as well as from the USA, China and Australia.

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Wittenberg Renaissance Music Festival

Oct 22 2017 - Oct 31 2017

Lutherstadt Wittenberg

The Wittenberg Renaissance Music Festival takes place every year in the week before Reformation Day. It celebrates Lutherstadt Wittenberg as the cradle of the Reformation and of the evangelical church music. It also portrays the artistic, culinary and musical aspects of the Renaissance. In the context of the diversified program, renowned local and international artists will be awaited for the festival in Lutherstadt Wittenberg. Concerts, dancing courses, various workshops, a colorful festival and the infamous Renaissance ball will contribute to a unique experience.

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