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"Degenerate Music", Berkeley, CA, 5 Oct, 2008

poster"Degenerate Music": The Music of Weimar Berlin

JCC East Bay
1414 Walnut Street, Berkeley
Sunday October 5, 7:30pm
$15 members/seniors/students, $20 general

The music of Kurt Weill, Arnold Schoenberg and Hanns Eisler showcases the freedom and brilliant experimentation that masked the sense of impending doom in Weimar Berlin. Denounced by Hitler as "degenerate" and forced into exile, such artists helped to bring Weimar modernity to the rest of the world. Includes vintage film footage and images.

  • Susan Waterfall, piano and narrator
  • Mary Chun, conductor
  • Erin Neff, soprano, San Francisco Opera
  • The Mendocino Music Festival Chamber Players including: Roy Malan, violin, San Francisco Ballet Orchestra & Members of the San Francisco Symphony and Philharmonia Baroque

Presented in association with The Goethe-Institut San Francisco and The Mendocino Music Festival

For tickets: 1.800.838.3006 or jewishmusicfestival.org

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