September 4th-5th, 2021
Barely a week goes by without some festival or exciting event taking place in Weimar. Classical concerts, plays on stage and in the open air and many exhibitions at Weimar's museums. Even more convivial are our markets and fairs
The exhibition shows around 40 drawings and prints from the rich Bauhaus collection of the Klassik Stiftung Weimar that deal with Feininger's love of nature, Thuringian villages and churches: Gelmeroda, Mellingen, Lehnstedt and Tröbsdorf.
The exhibition in the Schiller Museum sets a strong counterpoint to the idyllic Weimar parks. Threatening, controllable, fascinating - nature encounters man in many ways. We ourselves are nature and yet we want to be something else: more than it, not at its mercy, admiring and using it.
Flowers, shells or insects meant essential inspiration for the Belgian art reformer Henry vande Velde. Many of his works are derived from impressions from nature. Henry van de Velde's vases are reminiscent of the bodies of jellyfish or squid.
The traditional Monday concerts will start a new musical season in 2021. For the first time, classical music will be heard outdoors. The garden in front of St. Christopher's Church under the apple trees with birdsong and evening atmosphere provides the ideal backdrop. The schedule is deliberately...
Berthold Paul Förster played a special role among painters who shaped 19th century Weimar art. He was not only a successful visual artist, but also secretary of the Weimar School of Art.
Shakespeare uses the whole range of love confusion, role-playing, confusion and abrupt twists and turns to create one of the most beautiful summer comedies about happiness and heartbreak, whose lightness is fed by the knowledge that the next winter is to come for sure.
Explore Weimar on foot first from a familiar perspective. At the end of the city tour, let yourself be taken up with the CitySkyliner, a mobile observation tower, which has a height of 81 meters, to see what you have seen before and all the highlights of Weimar and its surroundings from above.
The setting is the island on the Ilm, the stage is outdoors, the plays as light as the summer. What the music-loving Duchess Anna Amalia did with great passion 200 years ago at her summer residence in Tiefurt - putting on theatre and concerts with artists - is taking place again summer after summer...
Every summer musicians, professors, students and guests pilgrim to Weimar to produce and experience the lively classical scene on the streets and squares, and in the halls and salons.
The ensemble takes the audience to a tropical island paradise with the Mozart opera "La finta giardiniera", in which the characters circle around each other in search of great love and lustfully explore their own and others' boundaries in an exchange of emotions.
Yiddish Summer Weimar celebrates the rich Yiddish culture! This popular event includes workshops over several days that are an opportunity to learn more about yiddish songs, dances, the Yiddish language and instrumental Klezmer music. All workshops in 2021 will take place outdoors.
A cinematic view beyond the end of one's nose is on offer in August. Films from France, Poland and Germany are offered at different locations in the city - mostly open-air.
Classical music, jazz and culinary delights at the Orangerie Bevledere Enjoy the ambience of the Orangerie Belvedere with musical accompaniment. Classical music at the Orangery with "Resonanz": Krisztián Halmos, clarinet and Vincent Yehudin, double bass. Jazz with Volker Dahms and Steffen...
The history of mankind in one evening? Okay, why not! Without fear of spectacular panoramas, helplessly tumbling through the ages and with astonishing courage for gigantic gaps, 4 players* take to a stage under the open sky at the German Bee Museum in Weimar.
For more than ten years they have been playing in selected venues and this year they are playing their new Glücksmomente tour for the first time in Weimar on the Seebühne, because we can all really use moments of happiness right now.
The Art Festival Kunstfest Weimar is held every year in August and September. Large numbers of visitors enjoy four weeks of superb cultural events ranging from music, theatre and dance to fine arts and film.
The Köstritzer Spiegelzelt presents "Anna Mateur & The Beuys" on the water stage in the Weimarhallenpark. She dances. She sings. She spontaneously. Anna Mateur is this magnificent, wondrous apparition who puts everything in the shade with her fabulous vocal volume.
The Köstritzer Spiegelzelt presents "Maybebop" on the water stage in the Weimarhallenpark. Four guys. Four microphones. German lyrics. Best entertaiment. No one can resist their disarmingly unaffected manner and their joy of playing. Their ambiguous songs catch the ear and take a stand.
The Köstritzer Spiegelzelt presents "Rainald Grebe and Fortuna Ehrenfeld" on the water stage in the Weimarhallenpark. They give each other a run for their money and let the pop dog off the leash. A well-rehearsed bunch presents a great treasure of the finest pop music.
The Köstritzer Spiegelzelt presents Götz Alsmann on the water stage in the Weimarhallenpark. After his musical excursions to Paris, New York and Rome, the king of jazz is once again dedicating himself to the works of the great composers and lyricists of the German-speaking world.
Astrophysicist Prof. Dr Harald Lesch has already been present in Weimar on the trail of Goethe's natural philosophy. Now he is giving a lecture at the Platz der Demokratie under a cosmic canopy of stars on no less a question than "What does the universe have to do with me?" In German.
The Cultural Directorate of the City of Weimar is organising the Day of open studios on 21st of September 2019. Sculptors, painters, graphic artists, artisans, photographers, media artists and designers invite visitors to their studios and workshops to gain an insight into their current work.
The oldest festival of contemporary music in Thuringia celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Ensemble für Intuitive Musik Weimar, which has performed in 30 countries on four continents. Specialising in chamber music with live electronics, it links up with the synaesthetic impulses of the Bauhaus in...
Thüringer Tanz-Akademie and Theater im Gewölbe invite you to an open-air ball on the market square. The ball will be accompanied musically by the Moonlight Orchestra, with show dances and shows framing the ball rounds. Every ball guest will receive a pin in the tradition of historical dance tokens.
The exhibition shows the European world at the end of the 19th century and reflects in summery garden and agricultural landscapes a nature that is still in harmony with man despite the technical upheavals of the time.
International artists audio-visually approach the Weimar legend under the title “Genius Loci” and use the facades of historical buildings for their precisely fitted projections of huge pictures.
International FRANZ LISZT Piano Competition Weimar-Bayreuth
The Museum of Forced Labour under National Socialism is being built in the former Gauforum in Weimar. Nazi forced labour was a public crime. The open pop-up forum "In Gesellschaft." at the future museum location seeks answers and creates new spaces for thinking.
The new Martin Kohlstedt album FLUR was released in November 2020 on Warner Classics. The accompanying tour takes the pianist through Europe in February and March. The special setup of grand piano, synthesizers and electronica, combined with Kohlstedt's approach to recreate each concert from...