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Composer: Krenek, Ernst (1900-1991)

May 2019
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LondonWeimar Berlin: Cabaret

© Autumn de Wilde
Weill, Eisler, Krenek, Hindemith
Philharmonia Orchestra; Esa-Pekka Salonen; Audra McDonald

MunichKarl V.

Karl V.
Krenek: Karl V.
Erik Nielsen; Carlus Padrissa; Bavarian State Opera; Lita Cabellut; Bo Skovhus; Okka von der Damerau

MunichKarl V.

Karl V.
Krenek: Karl V.
Erik Nielsen; Carlus Padrissa; Bavarian State Opera; Lita Cabellut; Bo Skovhus; Christa Mayer

ClevelandMendelssohn's Second Symphony

Krenek, Mendelssohn
The Cleveland Orchestra; Franz Welser-Möst; Christina Landshamer; Martina Janková; Julian Prégardien; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

ClevelandAfrican American and Czech Composers

Still, Krenek, Schulhoff
The Cleveland Orchestra; Franz Welser-Möst; Barbara Hannigan
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Jonny plays a sour tune

Jonathan Stoughton © Patrik Borecký
A rare revival of Ernst Krenek's breakout opera hits all the wrong notes.
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Bawdy by Weimar: Barry Humphries' Weimar Cabaret

Meow Meow and Barry Humphries © Hilary Scott
Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret – a witty, urbane valentine to the musical culture of Germany in the 1920s and 30s, from the opera house to the concert hall to Berlin’s revues and cabarets.
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Jazzy thrills: ACO Weimar cabaret evening with Barry Humphries and Meow Meow a delight

When one sees the word “Erotica” in connection with classical music, one is usually safe in assuming that it’s a misprint in the title of Beethoven’s Third Symphony.
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Krenek's neglected opera Das geheime Königreich brought to life in Dresden

Even in the world of opera, Ernst Krenek is far from a household name, but this Austrian composer was one of the most prolific composers of the 20th century, with an output encompassing symphonies, chamber works, ballets and, perhaps most significantly, operas.
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Beindruckendes Spektakel: Ernst Kreneks Karl V. in München

Bo Skovhus (Karl V.) © Wilfried Hösl

Mit einer effektreichen Inszenierung trifft die Bayerische Staatsoper mit Ernst Kreneks Zwölftonoper Karl V. den Nerv des Münchner Publikums.

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