The Klassik airleben shows play an important part in Leipzig culture, bringing orchestral music to many who are presumed to rarely attend concerts in the Gewandhaus concert hall. Conducted by Musical Director, Andris Nelsons, this year’s shows featured soloists Kristin Opolais and Thomas Hampson in a programme of works by Italian composers Rossini, Verdi and Puccini.

Photo: Jörg Küster