Leipzig splashes millions more on music

The hard-pressed former industrial city is increasing its cultural offer with a decision to increase spending on music in the next three years.

The Leipzig Opera’s subsidy will increase from the present 47 million Euro to almost 52 mllion in 2020 (that’s about four times what English National Opera gets).

The Gewandhaus gets a more modest increase, from 19 million Euros now to 20.6 million in 2020.

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