Events

VIKTOR ULLMANN: “THE EMPEROR OF ATLANTIS” | ANNO SCHREIER: “ATLANTIS” WORLD PREMIERE, OPERA FACTORY FREIBURG, 13 Oct 2018

For this year's opera production, the Opera Factory Freiburg has chosen Viktor Ullmann's chamber opera "The Emperor of Atlantis", which was created in 1943/1944 in the Theresienstadt concentration camp. The title character is an arbitrarily slaughtering tyrant, whom Death, of all people, refuses to follow - a bold reference to the conditions of the Nazi era.… Continue reading VIKTOR ULLMANN: “THE EMPEROR OF ATLANTIS” | ANNO SCHREIER: “ATLANTIS” WORLD PREMIERE, OPERA FACTORY FREIBURG, 13 Oct 2018

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HOMAGE TO SZYMON LAKS 1901-1983

“Engaging personality, polemicist of a universal culture…” In Praise of Szymon Laks – Aleksander Tansman 1984 “Gdybys…” “Si Seulement…” “If only…” Ludwik Żuk-Skarszewski  (1905 – 1983)  ‘Przymierze’ Na głębie duszo, na głębie Srebrzyste wypuść gołębie Z kwitnącą różdżką oliwną. Gołębie skrzydła rozwiną, Z radosną wrócą nowiną, Przyfruną z wieścią przedziwną : Źe Bóg nam sady… Continue reading HOMAGE TO SZYMON LAKS 1901-1983

Reviews

24 Sep 2008 Dvorak Society review

Dvořák Society Newsletter Number 86, January 2009 Philip L Scowcroft Czech Music in Doncaster The Doncaster Museum lunch-hour concerts, which have in the past contributed considerably to the sum of Czech music performances, are now well past their thousand. The recital on 24th September 2008 (the 1072nd in the series) by pianist Jacqueline Cole, would have… Continue reading 24 Sep 2008 Dvorak Society review