Thursday, February 16, 2012

In The Shadow Of The Global Art Market, Maybe New Music Matters?

Song Recital: Wolfgang Holzmair (Baritone) & Sonia Wieder-Atherton (Cello)


Lori Laitman (2010) – Todesfuge (Paul Celan; sung in English) world premiere

Johann Sebastian Bach (1720) – Suite no.2 in d minor, BWV 1008 for cello solo - Prelude, Allemande, Courante

Franz Schubert (1816) (arranged by Franck Krawczyk) - Gesänge des Harfners op.12 (Goethe: Wer sich der Einsamkeit ergibt, An die Türen will ich schleichen, Wer nie sein Brot mit Tränen aß)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1720) – Suite no.2, Sarabande Menuet 1&2, Gigue

David Leisner (2011) – Das wunderbare Wesen (The Miraculous Essence; from Tao te Ching by Lao Tzu; German translation by Richard Wilhelm) world premiere


Thursday February 23 | 7:30 pm | Embassy of Austria | 3524 International Court NW | Washington DC 20008
Admission free, RSVP required: or (202) 895-6776

Image credit: Nadia Khodossievitch Leger, b. near Vitebsk, Belarus. 1900 - 1982. Geometric Forms in Space No. 5, 1924. Recreated 1970 Ink, gouache and graphite on paper 25 7/16 x 19 11/16in. (64.6 x 50cm)

(c) Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. 2012. Copyright controlled.


Commissioned by the Ensemble Intercontemporain, Alberto Posadas's "Oscuro abismo de llanto y de ternura" [2005] is a denunciation of the violence committed against children in war zones, particularly in the Iraq of 2003-2005.


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