Thursday 8th September, 6:30-8:00pm
A lecture at the Wiener Library by eminent composer and scholar Professor Adam Gorb of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester on the subject of the music scene at Theresienstadt concentration camp. The work of composers such as Viktor Ullmann, Hans Krasa, Gideon Klein and Pavel Haas will be considered. An original copy of the libretto (by Peter Kien) of Viktor Ullmann’s opera composed in Theresienstadt, The Emperor of Atlantis, is held in the library’s collections.
Admission is free but booking is essential as space is limited. Please visit http://www.wienerlibrary.co.uk/Whats-On?item=267 to reserve your ticket.
The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide
29 Russell Square
020 7636 7247