A Lecture on the Music of Theresienstadt by Professor Adam Gorb

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Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
September 8, 2016
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Music and Music History

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.

Contact Info: 

The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide

29 Russell Square

London

WC1B 5DP

020 7636 7247

www.wienerlibrary.co.uk

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