“While it is true that Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s most progressive music was composed while still a teenager, he equally loved the nostalgia of Viennese operetta. In arranging the works of others, he saw a… Continue reading
“Jewish Destiny” is the English translation of “Jüdisches Schicksal”, which in turn was the title of a large oratorio written by Richard Fuchs. We’ll come to this work later, though I have already… Continue reading
Pierrot’s Lied from the second act of Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Die tote Stadt… sung by Bo Skovhus in the 2006 production at the Liceu Barcelona (originally mounted at the Salzburg Festival).
Erich Wolfgang Korngold and family in New York in 1935.
This is Erich Zeisl’s family in Baden on the night before they left Austria.