On the day of the celebration of the 80th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the Artists of the Polish Royal Opera invite you to a unique concert during which you will hear songs by an Austrian composer of Jewish origin – Viktor Ullmann (1898-1944).
ESO plays Ullmann online, 27 Jan 2021
The English Symphony Orchestra is broadcasting an online concert of "music by outsiders", featuring Viktor Ullmann's Chamber Symphony, as well as music by Mahler, Erwin Schulhoff and Mieczysław Weinberg.
St. James’s Church in Jihlava
Painting by Antonín Chitussi, oil on canvas 1885. Jihlava was the birthplace of Viktor Ullmann’s father, also the childhood home of Gustav Mahler, Ullmann's inspiration. Our thanks to John J Brumer @Karacyr_1970 for tweeting this.
Ullmann’s son treated with controversial drug
Johannes Ullmann, son of Viktor Ullmann, escaped Nazi Germany via the Kindertransport, only to spend much of his life in an English mental hospital, being treated with a cocktail of drugs including the controversial antipsychotic drug Clozapine.
Ullmann String Quartet at West London Synagogue, 10 Feb 2019
This evening we remember Viktor Ullmann, a victim of the Holocaust whose only surviving string quartet was composed in the Theresienstadt ghetto. This work is bookended by more familiar quartets by Haydn and Felix Mendelssohn.