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Composer: Weill, Kurt (1900-1950)

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Year of birth1900
Year of death1950
Period20th century
March 2018
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GrazMahlers Fünfte

© Werner Kmetitsch
Weill, Mahler
Recreation-Großes Orchester Graz; Christian Muthspiel

Valletta50th Anniersary Concert

50th Anniersary Concert
Britten, Piazzolla, Weill, Fiorini
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra; Michalis Economou

AmsterdamAnna Prohaska and Eric Schneider: Behind the Lines

© Monika Rittershaus
Beethoven, Eisler, Wolf, Rachmaninov, Traill, Ives, Quilter, Cavendish, Schubert, Liszt, Schumann, Poulenc, Mahler, Weill
Anna Prohaska; Eric Schneider

BerlinIch wollt’, ich wär’ ein Huhn: A Berlin evening

© Jan Windszus | Mats Backer
Weill, Dessau, Kreuder, Mackeben
Adam Benzwi; Anne Sofie von Otter; Wolfram Koch

BerlinSymphony concert 6: Kristjan Järvi and Nicola Benedetti

© Kevin Westenberg
Pärt, Shostakovich, Williams, Weill
Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin; Kristjan Järvi; Nicola Benedetti
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A vivid Street Scene at the Teatro Real

Joel Prieto (Sam) and Mary Bevan (Rose) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Weill's neglected "American Opera" opens in Madrid with a refurbished production by John Fulljames and a strong cast led by Patricia Racette.
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“Auf nach Mahagonny" in Mannheim!

Thomas Jesatko (Trinity Moses) © Hans Jörg Michel
A modern Mahagonny rises and falls in Mannheim, brought to life by a great cast of singer-actors and a conductor (Benjamin Reiners) and orchestra who celebrate Weill's catchy score.
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Mahagonny in Zurich: a tale of excess and depravity

Annette Dasch (Jenny Hill) © Tanja Dorendorf
The backstory doesn’t bode well: three fugitive criminals decide to found a city that will pander to society’s most vital needs: food, sex, warfare, and alcohol.
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Hidden gems at the New Life Festival in Berlin

Gila Goldstein © Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
The first edition of the New Life Festival, dedicated to Jewish musicians who fled from or suffered under the National Socialist regime during the Second World War, uncovered some hidden gems.
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Polished Mahagonny: Weill and Brecht's satire remains as relevant as ever

Uwe Eikötter (Jacky O'Brien) © Hans Jörg Michel
Nationaltheater Mannheim's new production of Brecht and Weill's collaboration is a true company achievement and a thrilling evening of music and theatre.
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