Recent and upcoming
Zeisl music performances and events
Saturday, October 5, 2013
Ckyne, southern Bohemia
"Menuhim Song" for violin and piano,
"Shepherd's Melody" for clarinet and piano,
and two Lieder Ein Stundlein wohl vor Tag and Stilleben
performed by baritone Michal Forst and his musicians.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 8:00 P.M.
8th International Festival of Chamber Music
Ferruccio Busoni: Berceuse élégiaque
Nikos Skalkottas: Concertino AK 28
Richard Dünser: ...resque de rêve...
Gustav Mahler: Lieder aus "Des Knaben Wunderhorn"
Erich Zeisl: Arrowhead-Suite (Triosuite) (1956) for flute, viola and harp
Max Reger: Streichsextett F-Dur op. 118
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Music of Arnold Schoenberg and Eric Zeisl
Sinai Temple, Los Angeles
Nick Strimple, conductor
Iain Farrington, organ
Diana Newman, soprano
Callista Hoffman-Campbell, alto
Timothy Campbell, baritone
Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale
Requiem Ebraico (Hebrew Requiem), 92nd Psalm by Eric Zeisl (1945) Songs for the Daughter of Jephtha
(Four Songs for Wordless Chorus) by Eric Zeisl Kuma Echa (Hora), a Palestinian Folk Song
("Rise, O Brethren") by Eric Zeisl (1948)
Friday, June 28, 2013
Leonce and Lena (opera)
Mainfranken Theater Würzburg
"Leonce and Lena" opera by Erich Zeisl
Libretto by Hans Kafka and Hugo P. Königsgarten
after play by Georg Büchner
"Leonce und Lena" by Eric Zeisl
Thursday, June 20, 2013, 7:30 P.M.
6. Rathauskonzert - Theater Münster
Rathausfestsaal - Münster, Germany
The Turina-Quartett (members of the Münster Symphony) will perform Eric Zeisl's Second String Quartet in D Minor (1953) together with Erica Muhl's "Trucco" and Korngold's Piano-Quintett.
June 12, 2013
The Turina-Quartett (members of the Munster Symphony) will perform Eric Zeisl's 2. Quartett together with Erica Muhl's "Trucco" and Korngold's Piano-Quintett.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 7:30 PM (EDT)
Concert - Melancholy Bird
Embassy of Austria, 3542 International Court NW, Washington, DC 20008
As part of the event series "We should never forget" the Austrian Cultural Forum is pleased to present Irene Wallner and Maria Raberger.
The concert project Melancholy Bird aims to commemorate composers persecuted by the Nazi regime. The presented oeuvre is a collection of songs for alto voice and piano by composers as Walter Arlen, Viktor Ullmann, Erich Zeisl, Erich Schulhoff and Erich Wolfgang Korngold.
Sunday, May 19, 2013, 2:30 P.M.
Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra Presents
The Banished Genius: Émigré Composers in America
Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York
The KCO returns to the Museum to herald the opening of the exhibition Against the Odds: American Jews and the Rescue of Europe’s Refugees. Featuring music by Kurt Weill, Arnold Schoenberg, Erich Zeisl, and others, the program focuses on work by composers forced into exile, many of whom enthusiastically embraced the music of their adopted land.
The Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra,
Gary S. Fagin, conductor
Erich Korngold: Overture from Much Ado About Nothing (1920)
Arnold Schoenberg: Gigue from Suite in the Old Style (1934)
Kurt Weill: Johnny’s Song from Johnny Johnson (1936)
Henry Stram, vocalist
Darius Milhaud: Chamber Symphony No. 3, Op. 71 (1922)
Kurt Weill: Ba’-a M’nucha (There Comes Peace)
from Two Songs of the New Palestine (1938)
Henry Stram, vocalist
Erich Zeisl: Andante from String Quartet #2 (1953)
Kurt Weill: Lost in the Stars from Lost in the Stars (1949)
Henry Stram, vocalist
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 7:30 PM
The finale of Renée Fleming's Perspectives series, Vienna: Window to Modernity is a thoughtful tribute to the time and place where the European musical tradition, under the influence of literary and visual arts, gave way to the 20th century.
Renée Fleming, Soprano and Host
Jeremy Denk, Piano
Emerson String Quartet:
- Eugene Drucker, Violin
- Philip Setzer, Violin
- Lawrence Dutton, Viola
- David Finckel, Cello
Paul Neubauer, Viola
Colin Carr, Cello
R. Strauss: Drei Lieder der Ophelia, Op. 67
Brahms: Ophelia Lieder
Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht
Wagner: from Wesendonck Lieder, Op. 91 (arr. Rudolf Leopold):
Brahms: Intermezzo in A Minor, Op. 118, No. 1
Brahms: Intermezzo in A Major, Op. 118, No. 2
Weigl: from Five Songs for Soprano and String Quartet: "Trost", "Regenlied"
Wellesz: "Mir scheint, das Angesicht der Welt verging," Op. 52,
No. 5 from Sonnette der Elisabeth Barrett-Browning
Webern: Drei Stücke, 1913
Zeisl: Mondbild No. 1, “Der Mond steht da”
Zeisl: "Komm süsser Tod"
Schoenberg: from Cabaret Songs: "Galathea", "Gigerlette"
Renée Fleming in Conversation with Leon Botstein and André Previn:
Viennese Composers in the US
Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Ausstellungseröffnung: Verfemt, verfolgt - vergessen?
Kunst und Künstler im Nationalsozialismus
Franz Schreker: Intermezzo
Gideon Klein: Partita für Streicher
Eric Zeisl: Variationen über ein slowakisches Thema
Egon Wellesz: Musik für Streichorchester in einem Satz
Pavel Haas: für Streichorchester
Jürgen Bruns: Dirigent