Musiksommer Markranstädt and the further concerts

at St. Laurentius Markranstädt

Past events:

1st April 2023

4:00 pm
Concert in the Passiontide

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736)
«Stabat Mater»

Katrin Bräunlich (Soprano) | Estelle Haussner (Alto)
Quartet “Laurentius”
Conductor: Frank Lehmann
Reading: Dr. Michael Märker

Good Friday
7 April 2023

10:30 am
musical prayer at St. Laurentius

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
«Via crucis»
The Stations of the Cross

for mixed choir, soloists and organ

free entrance

22 April 2023

4:00 pm
Opening Concert

Saxophone sounds from Leipzig

performed by

Saxophone Quartet

“Die Sax’n”

3 June 2023

4:00 pm
Spring Concert

„More Guitar …“

Songs with a story that life wrote …

The solo project of
Matthias Ehrig

24 June 2023

4:00 pm
Summer Concert 1

„Go forth, my heart, and seek delight“

Organ concert

performed by

Annette Herr on our Kreutzbach-Organ

26 August 2023

4:00 pm
Summer Concert 2

„In the garden …“

Songs in a folky-rock style with lyrical texts
by Fontane, Morgenstern, Luther a. o.

performed by

singer-songwriter Christian Schmiedt
and guitarist Manuel Frühauf

The singer-songwriter Christian Schmiedt and the guitarist Manuel Frühauf play German folk-rock songs with lyrical texts. The two Berlin-based musicians present a mix of their various programmes on Theodor Fontane, Christian Morgenstern, Martin Luther, folk songs and their own songs.

9 October 2023

6:00 pm
Introduction to the Conclusion Concert

with musicologist Thomas Kauba

at St. Laurentius Markranstädt

free Entrance

14 October 2023

4:00 pm
Conclusion Concert

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
„Ave verum corpus“ KV 618
Great Mass in C minor KV 427

performed by

Julia Pastor – Soprano, Eliza Albert – Alto,
Ruben Olivares – Tenor, Florian Marignol – Bass
Church choir Markranstädt,
Orchestra “Laurentius”,
Conductor: Frank Lehmann

4 November 2023

6:00 pm
Autumn Concert 1

„Soundtrack of our youth …“

Anniversary Tour
15 years of CAPRICCIO

18 November 2023

4:00 pm
Autumn Concert 2

„Coloured are the forests“

Concert at the end of the church year

performed by

Matthias Eisenberg on our Kreutzbach organ

17 December 2023

5:00 pm
Johann Sebastian Bach - Christmas Oratorio BWV 248

cantatas 1 to 3

Astrid Werner (Soprano) | Estelle Haussner (Alto)
Kim Schrader (Tenor) | Anton Haupt (Basso)
Church choir Markranstädt
Orchestra “Laurentius”
Conductor: Frank Lehmann

31 December 2023

6:30 pm
New Year's Eve Concert

„But please, with cream!“

performed by

Coffee House Orchestra “Salon de Saxe” Leipzig



07.00 pm
Light- and Lasershow

A colourful spectacle from classical to rock


Alexander Goldstein

Advance sale of tickets

  • at flower shop “Helianthus”: Leipziger Straße 33, 04420 Markranstädt, Phone: +49 34205 87393,
  • at parish office: Schulstraße 9, 04420 Markranstädt, Phone: +49 34205 83244
  • at “Markranstädter Dekostübchen”: Hordisstraße 3, 04420 Markranstädt, Phone: +49 34205 78634
  • at “Musikalienhandlung M. Oelsner”: Schillerstraße 5, 04109 Leipzig, Phone: +49 341 9605656
  • at “Ticketgalerie”:  e. g. Hainstraße 1, 04109 Leipzig | free hotline 0800 2181050
    online: (Prices plus charges)

Free admission for Children up to the age of 14.

further informations

There is currently again a free choice of seats at our events. For selected concerts, early ticket purchase and seating is recommended.

Additional parking spots can be offered during concerts and other events at the market place next to the church.

Our church is heated during the cold season and the restrooms can be found underneath the steeple. In the “Weißbach-Haus” (parish rooms) we have a restroom which is also suitable for disabled.

Changes of program and/or the performing musicians and artists are not intended, nevertheless still possible. Please inform yourself at this website or through telephone enquiry about unplanned changes.