“The third principal composer in the Vereinigung schaffender Tonkünstler was Karl Weigl. Like Schoenberg, he was a pupil of Zemlinsky and, like Webern and Wellesz, he studied musicology with Adler. In common with… Continue reading
The correspondence of one of the most inspiring performers of her day – the muse of many composers and a talent most likely smashed on the rocks of history.
A passage from Toch’s 1921 Die chinesische Flöte, based on the same Hans Bethge collection of oriental poetry that spurred Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde.
A new recording of Schreker’s Der Schatzgräber, captured at De Nederlandse Opera last September, will be released later this year on Challenge Classics.
A mini-documentary about the Orchestra of the Swan, an ensemble has done a huge amount to re-establish Hans Gál’s music within the repertoire.