Hygienic protection measures for visiting the Oper Leipzig

In order to ensure the highest possible protection against infection, we ask all visitors to the venues of the Oper Leipzig to observe the following rules:

  • The hygiene regulations and distance regulations set by the state of Saxony and the city of Leipzig must be observed. These apply to all public areas of the Oper Leipzig venues used by the public. The hygiene concept is continuously adapted in accordance with the current pandemic situation and the applicable regulations, ordinances and general directives.
  • By entering the venue, visitors confirm that they do not have any of the known Covid 19 symptoms: fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat, headache and body aches, gastrointestinal complaints, loss of the sense of smell / taste (source: Robert Koch Institute ).
  • In order to be able to trace possible chains of infection, personal data of the visitors is recorded when purchasing tickets. With the purchase of the admission ticket you agree to the hygiene concept of the Oper Leipzig. (Data will be deleted in accordance with the applicable regulations.)
  • According to SächsCoronaSchVO, the 2G rule will apply to our venues starting November 8th, 2021. Access to our venues can therefore only be granted to those who have been vaccinated and / or recovered. Contact recording is required and is carried out in accordance with the GDPR.
  • The wearing of a medical face mask (FFP2 or medical face mask) is mandatory in all areas and for the entire duration of the presence in the venue. Please wear your mouth and nose covering until you have taken your seats. The mask can be removed during the performance.
  • The tickets are validated without contact
  • The cloakrooms are open
  • Devices for hand disinfection are provided at entrances and exits to the venue and the auditorium as well as in the access to the toilets
  • Tickets that have already been purchased but cannot be used due to the 2G regulation can be exchanged for vouchers for a later visit on request
  • What do I have to consider when buying a ticket?

    When buying tickets in the opera house and at the box office in the Musikalische Komödie, please wear a mouth and nose cover (FFP2 or medical face mask) and adhere to the distance rules.

    In order to be able to trace possible chains of infection, personal data of the visitors is recorded when purchasing tickets. With the purchase of the admission ticket you agree to the hygiene concept of the Oper Leipzig. (Data will be deleted in accordance with the applicable regulations.)

    According to the current SächsCoronaSchVO, the 2G rule will apply to access to our venues starting November 8th, 2021. Access to our venues can therefore only be granted to those who have been vaccinated and / or recovered.

  • Do I have to wear a mask?

    The wearing of a medical face mask (FFP2 or medical face mask) is mandatory in all areas when purchasing tickets and for the entire duration of attendance in the venue. Please wear your mouth and nose covering until you have taken your seats. The mask can be removed during the performance.

    Children under 6 years of age are exempt from the mask requirement.

  • Where can I buy tickets?

    Buying tickets on the Internet
    Online ticket purchase for the great hall in the opera house and for the Musikalische Komödie events via our webshop: www.oper-leipzig.de
    You can print out the tickets on your own printer, save them as a mobile ticket, have them sent to you for a fee or pick them up at the cash desk.

    Ticket office in the opera house
    Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

    Telephone order
    Phone + 49 (0) 341 - 12 61 261
    Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

    Subscription service
    Phone + 49 (0) 341 - 12 61 296
    Mon - Sat 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Written order
    Oper Leipzig, Besucherservice 
    P.O. Box 100346, 04003 Leipzig
    Fax + 49 (0) 341 - 1261 300
    service@oper-leipzig.de

    Box office
    Opera house
    one hour before the performance begins
    Phone + 49 (0) 341 - 12 61 261

    Musical comedy
    one hour before the performance begins
    Phone + 49 (0) 341 - 12 61 115

  • What proof do I need to attend an event?

    According to SächsCoronaSchV), the 2G rule will apply to access our venues starting November 8th, 2021. There is an obligation to submit a:

    • Vaccination certificate (vaccination card or digital vaccination certificate)
    • Proof of recovery (positive PCR test from at least 28 days and max. 6 months ago or a medical certificate) or
    • For persons who present a certificate stating that they cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons and for adolescents between the ages of 14 and 15: test evidence (certificate of the availability of a daily negative antigen test | test center. The obligation to provide evidence does not apply to persons up to to the completion of the 6th year of life or children not yet enrolled in school as well as for schoolchildren up to 16 years of age who are subject to compulsory testing in accordance with the school and daycare corona ordinance.

    for access to our venues (2G).

    Access to the events is only possible with a valid ticket.

    Please have your proof of vaccination or recovery as well as your identity card ready and allow enough time for controls by the evening service staff.

  • Is there a gastronomic break offer?

    Gastronomic support is possible in the foyer area. The respective operator of the restaurant is responsible for the hygiene concept. The concept can be viewed with the operator of the restaurant.

  • How is contact data recorded?

    Your contact details are collected for the purpose of tracing chains of infection when purchasing tickets.

  • How are the paths in the opera house coordinated?

    Access to the opera house is via the main entrance.

    The number of visitors is limited, the limitation results from the distance regulation: When you book your seats in the seating plan, the seats in your area are automatically blocked according to the hygiene rules.

    The ways to the seats are given and signposted. Please note the information on the admission tickets. Please follow the markings and instructions from the service staff.

    Elevators can be used by a maximum of 2 people.

    Please wear your mouth and nose covering until the start of the performance and after the performance has ended. The mouth and nose cover can be removed during the performance.

    Access to the toilet rooms is directed by the evening service staff. Each visitor is responsible for maintaining the clearances in the sanitary rooms.

    During breaks in the performances, catering is provided in the parquet foyer

  • How are the paths in the Musikalische Komödie coordinated?

    Access to the Musikalishce Komödie is via the main entrance.

    The number of visitors is limited, the limitation results from the distance regulation: When you book your seats in the seating plan, the seats in your area are automatically blocked according to the hygiene rules.

    The ways to the seats are given and signposted. Please note the information on the admission tickets. Please follow the markings and instructions from the service staff.

    Please wear a mouth and nose covering until you have taken your seats. The mask can be removed during the performance.

  • How is ventilation done in the opera house?

    The air conditioning and ventilation systems for the auditorium of the opera house are able to guarantee an hourly air turnover of 80,000m³ per hour, which corresponds to around 80m³ per hour per person when the hall is fully occupied.

    The foyer areas are also air-conditioned and ventilated. Events in the concert foyer are limited to 50 visitors.

    Since the air humidity affects the spread of the aerosols, the fresh air is blown in via floor outlets and discharged upwards, regardless of the outside conditions, with around 50% humidity (as recommended according to the evaluation of studies).

  • How is ventilation done in the Musikalischen Komödie?

    The air conditioning and ventilation systems for the auditorium of the Musikalische Komödie are able to guarantee an hourly air turnover of 28,000 m³ per hour, which corresponds to 60 m³ per hour per person in a fully occupied hall.

    The foyer areas and the Venussaal are also air-conditioned and ventilated.

    Since the humidity affects the spread of the aerosols, the fresh air is blown in via the back of the chair and discharged upwards, regardless of the outside conditions, with around 50% humidity (as recommended according to studies).

Alle weiteren Informationen entnehmen Sie bitte den Hygienekonzepten der jeweiligen Spielstätte (Opernhaus, Musikalische Komödie) der Oper Leipzig.