Playing tracks by
Gustav Mahler, Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey, Kate Royal & Magdalena Kozená and Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Barbara Hendricks, Franz Welser-Möst & The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Michael Haas, Director of the ICSM, comes into the studio after the release of his book "Forbidden Music" http://www.mixcloud.com/jewishmusicinstitute/michael-haas-director-of-the-icsm-forbidden-music-the-jewish-composers-banned-by-the-nazis ..to talk about the works of two suppressed composers being performed at the 2013 BBC Proms
Korngold - Symphony in F sharp - Tuesday 6 August - 7.30pm
Mahler - Symphony No. 2 in C minor, 'Resurrection' - Friday 9 August - 7.00pm
Set within the context of the bicentenary of Wagner, we talk about the work of the ICSM, the composers and analyse the role that Wagner significantly played in contributing to the constructed mindset that eventually suppressed these composers.