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Michael Haas of the ICSM on the performances of Korngold and Mahler at the BBC Proms - Aug 2013

Michael Haas of the ICSM on the performances of Korngold and Mahler at the BBC Proms - Aug 2013

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
http://www.bbc.co.uk/proms/whats-on/2013/august-06/14662

and

Mahler - Symphony No. 2 in C minor, 'Resurrection' - Friday 9 August - 7.00pm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/proms/whats-on/2013/august-09/14676

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.

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