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Sat, 01 June

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Wesley Music Centre

The Mirror: capturing time and place in music

Continuing to measure the cultural cost of war, we will explore through music and projected images, the experiences of Jewish and other WWII refugees who fled Europe in search of safety from 1933 onwards. Some succeeding, many failing.

The Mirror: capturing time and place in music
The Mirror: capturing time and place in music

Time & Location

01 June 2024, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Wesley Music Centre, 20-22 National Circuit, Forrest ACT 2603, Australia

About the event

Continuing to measure the cultural cost of war, we will explore through music and projected images, the experiences of Jewish and other WWII refugees who fled Europe in search of safety from 1933 onwards. Some succeeding, many failing.

Featuring the works of Erwin Schulhoff, Boaz Bischofswerder, Pavel Haas, Viktor Ullmann, George Dreyfus, Ignaz Friedman, Henriëtte Bosmans, Bohuslav Martinů and  Erich Korngold and artworks by Felix Nussbaum, Otto Freundlich, Josef Kowner, Charlotte Salomon, Freidl Dicker-Brandeis, Charlotte Burešová and Malva Schalek. Performed by Dr Edward Neeman, piano, and Chris Latham, violin, as part of his Flowers of Peace project for the Australian War Memorial, which measures the cultural cost of war.

Image credit: Josef Kowner, Portrait of Antonín Krafft, Łódź Ghetto, 1943 1.0

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