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"Experiencing Saxony's baroque together" is the project of a workshop on the subject of baroque opera by JAHasse and J.Ch.Richter

"Il re pastore". Lecturer: Raphael Alpermann

between 18-23 September 2022

Funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media based on a resolution of the German Bundestag



Eleni Ioannidou researches the unknown composer from Dresden  Johann Christoph Richter (1700-1785) and his opera "Il re pastore". The project is funded by the Performing Arts Fund with funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media as part of NEUSTART KULTUR 



international LIED competition
Bolko v. Hochberg

A project designed for 2021 (200 years after the Greek revolution), with which we want to positively influence Görlitz-Zgorzelec with regard to the future use of the town hall, is the international song competition "Bolko from Hochberg". It took place from July 12th to 16th, 2022 at the Dom Kultury and the Gerhart Hauptmann Theater. Next edition: June 2024.



The Lausitzer Barockensemble celebrates its fifth anniversary with a concert dedicated to the Saxon musical heritage of the region and to the landscape of Upper Lusatia. A young filmmaker will accompany us on this adventure with his camera "on the road in Lusatia". The concerts took place on July 8-9.


November 2022

Funded by the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony, a master class for selected singers with the famous soprano Simone Kermes will take place in Görlitz in November 2022.

More information will be known soon.

Gorlitz 16-20 November 2022.

Latest News



On September 17th, the concert of the winners of the 1st International Song Competition Bolko v.Hochberg will take place in the Wolf-Ferrari-Haus in Ottobrunn. More info:



A second song recital by the finalists of the competition will take place in Fürstenstein Castle on October 2, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. and is dedicated to the great Silesian poet Joseph v.Eichendorff.



On November 20, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. there will be a concert with the Lusatian Baroque Ensemble in the crypt of St. Peter’s Church. More information will be known soon.

Next Events

  • Lusatian Heinrich Schütz
    Sat, Aug 13
    Peter-Dietrich-Haus, Hochschule G-Z
    Mitglieder des Lausitzer Barockensemble und die Sopranistinnen Elena Patsalidou und Aleksandra Hanus präsentieren am 13.August im Rahmen des Festivals "Kommen und Gehen" Musik von Heinrich Schütz und Zeitgenossen.
  • Recital mit Przemek Winnicki
    Sat, Sep 10
    Salon in der Augustastrasse 6 in Görlitz
    Der Pianist Przemek Winnicki spielt ein Programm mit Bach, Mozart, Paderewski, Chopin und Saint-Säens/Liszt.
  • Classic for flute and piano
    Sat, Oct 08
    Ars Augusta eV
    Angelica Ladewig (flute) and KM Thomas Seyca play a chamber concert in the salon.