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2018/04/09

Work of the week – Viktor Ullmann: The Broken Jug

On 13 April a new chamber edition of Viktor Ullman’s opera The Broken Jug (Der zerbrochene Krug) will premiere at the Cuvilliés-Theater in Munich, performed by the Munich Chamber Orchestra and conductor Karsten Januschke, with staging by Andreas Weirich. Continue reading “Work of the week – Viktor Ullmann: The Broken Jug”

2018/01/15

Work of the week – Paul Hindemith: When lilacs last in the door-yard bloom‘d

2019 marks the 200th anniversary of the great American author Walt Whitman. Paul Hindemith’s requiem, When lilacs last in the door-yard bloom’d, is a setting of Whitman’s poem of the same name, which will be performed at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg on 18 and 19 January by mezzo-soprano Gerhild Romberger, baritone Matthias Goerne, the RIAS Chamber Choir, the NDR Choir and the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra conducted by Christoph Eschenbach.

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