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.
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.
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
This event is POSTPONED - details to follow.
….. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius… Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Holocaust Memorial Concert Christ Church East Sheen Saturday 3 February 2018 at 7.30pm Piano Recital given by Jacqueline Cole PROGRAMME Nine Variations on a Minuet by Monsieur Duport K 573 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756 – 1791 Seventh Sonate Therezienstadt 1944 Viktor Ullmann… Continue reading Holocaust Memorial Concert 3rd Feb 2018