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Professor Adam Gorb

Professor Adam Gorb

A Lecture on the Music of Theresienstadt by Professor Adam Gorb

In Association with B'nai B'rith for the European Jewish Days of Culture

Thu 8 Sep 2016

Time: 6.30pm-8pm

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 and will be on display for viewing before and after the lecture. 

Location: The Wiener Library - click for map

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