Recovering A Musical Heritage

January 27, 2019, 7:00 pm

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The host, conductor James Conlon, will discuss and sample music by composers suppressed, imprisoned, or killed during the Nazi Holocaust. We’re airing the program in honor of the UN’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and we’ll replay it tomorrow evening, Monday, January 28 at 10:00 pm.


Die Seejungfrau (The Mermaid), III. Sehr gedehnt, mit schmerzvollem Ausdruck, by Alexander von Zemlinsky
Gurzenich Orchestra of Cologne; James Conlon, conductor

Prelude to Die Gezeichneten (The Stigmatized), by Franz Schreker
L.A. Opera Orchestra; James Conlon, conductor

“Von allem was geschieht” (“The Emperor’s Farewell”) from the opera Der Kaiser von Atlantis (Emperor of Atlantis), by Viktor Ullmann
Michael Kraus, baritone; Gewandhaus Orchestra, Leipzig; Lothar Zagrosek, conductor

Hot-Sonata for Alto Saxophone and piano, 1st movement, by Erwin Schulhoff
Ebony Band

Intermezzo for Strings, Op. 84, by Franz Schreker
Gurzenich Orchestra of Cologne; James Conlon, conductor