Performance Calendar

Here you find a selection of concerts, opera performances and other events with music of Nazi-persecuted composers.

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10. August 2018: Lindau (St. Stephan, 19 h).
Wladyslaw Szpilman: Introduction to a Film, Ballet Scene, Waltz in the Olden Style. Jugend-Sinfonieorchester des Kantons Aargau, conductor: Hugo Bollschweiler. (Also music by Mendelssohn and Sibelius). Following performances: 12. August Künstlerhaus Boswil (11 h), 17. August Sankt Peter Zürich (19.30 h), 19. August KUK Aarau (17 h).

21.-24. August 2018: Terezín (CZ)
The Terezín Composers' Institute offers Youth Encounters for young musicians and others: guided tours, workshops, lectures and a series of concerts which starts in Prague (19.8.) and continues in Terezín. Music by Viktor Ullmann, Gideon Klein and Pavel Haas, and also by B. Martinu, L. Janacek, E. Schulhoff
Lectures are in English.
Schedule of the "Youth Encounters": []

26. August 2018: Wurz (Historischer Pfarrhof).
Ursula Mamlok: Haiku settings, Variations for flute solo, Der Andreasgarten for mezzo-soprano, flute and harp. Gesa Hoppe, mezzo; Klaus Schöpp, flute; Katharina Hanstedt, harp; Moderation: Bettina Brand.

The "Megčve Festival Savoy Truffle" features the composers Artur Schnabel and Wolfgang Jacobi.

Music by Jacobi is performed in the following concerts:
24. August: Musik für Streichquartett (1948). Arditti Quartet.
25. August: Serenade and Allegro, concertino for accordion solo and orchestra of accordions (1958). Dmitri Bouclier (accordion), Union Accordéoniste Mixte Genčve, conductor: Pierre-André Krummenacher.
31. August: Concerto for harpsichord and orchestra op. 31. Andreas Skouras (harpsichord) and Orchestre des Pays de Savoie, conductor: Sandor Karolyi.
1. September: Italian Songs (1954). Marion Grange (mezzo-soprano) and Ambroise de Rancourt (piano).

30. August: Film performance "No Place of Exile" about Artur Schnabel and music by Schnabel, performed by Markus Pawlik (piano), Dietrich Henschel (baritone) and Szymanowski Quartet.

Some concerts of the Festival Murten Classics in Switzerland focus on exile.

Music by composers who were persecuted by the Nazis is in the following concerts:
21. August, Parkhotel Schloss Münchenwiler, 21.45 h: Pavel Haas, wind quintet op. 10. Kaspar Zehnder, flute; Silvia Zabarella, oboe; Fabio di Cŕsola, clarinet; Michael von Schönermark, bassoon; Mischa Greull, horn.
29. August, Schlosshof Murten, 20 h: László Weiner, concerto for flute, viola, piano and strings. Slowakisches Kammerorchester; conductor and violin: Ewald Danel; Kaspar Zehnder, flute; Kolja Lessing, viola; Balász Szokolay, piano.
30. August, Schlosshof Murten, 20 h: Hans Gál, piano concerto op. 57. Hartmut Hudezeck, piano; Orchestre de l'Opéra de Rouen Normandie; conductor: Jamie Phillips.

The music series Traunsteiner Sommerkonzerte features Szymon Laks and Mieczysław Weinberg, among others.

2. September: Szymon Laks: Hommage ŕ Chopin. Nicholas Rimmer, piano.
3. September: Szymon Laks: Cello sonata. Gabriel Schwabe, cello; Nicholas Rimmer, piano.
5. September: Mieczysław Weinberg: Piano trio op. 24. Trio con brio Copenhagen.
The concerts take place at Annette-Kolb-Gymnasium Traunstein at 19.30 h.

Some of the programs of Beethovenfest Bonn are highly recommended to visitors of our website:

4. September: Bonn (Beethovenhaus, 20 h). Hanns Eisler: Hollywood Songbook, cantatas in a version for voice and piano; songs by Stefan Wolpe, Kurt Weill, Schubert, Schumann Winnie Böwe, soprano and recitation; Christoph Keller, piano.

7. September: Bonn (Beethovenhaus, 20 h) "Das ungespielte Konzert" in remembrance of Karlrobert Kreiten. René Leibowitz: Tre Intermezzi op. 87; Viktor Ullmann: Variations and fugue op. 3a; music by Bach, Beethoven and Hindemith. Markus Becker piano.

7. September: Bonn (Theater, Werkstatt, 20 h) Karl Amadeus Hartmann: Sonata 27. April 1945; Viktor Ullmann: The emperor of Atlantis. Ben Cruchley piano; soloists from Oper Bonn; Beethoven Orchester Bonn; conductor: Dirk Kaftan; stage: Seollyeon Konwitschny.
Following performances: 16. and 22. September, 12. and 26. October.

13. September: Bonn (Beethovenhaus, 20 h) Constantin Regamey: Piano quintet, combined with Quatuor pour la fin du temps by Olivier Messiaen. Österreichisches Ensemble für Neue Musik: Ekkehard Windrich, violin; Peter Sigl, cello; Theodor Burkali, clarinet; Zarko Perisic, bassoon; Nora Skuta, piano.
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