Will There Still Be Singing? A Hanns Eisler Cabaret
Fri, 12/1 · 7:30 pm—9:00 pm · Taplin Auditorium
Karyn Levitt and the Hanns Eisler Trio
Sponsored by Program in European Cultural Studies, co-sponsored by Department of Music, Department of German, Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society, Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, and the Lewis Center for the Arts.
Discover Austro-German composer Hanns Eisler — Schoenberg’s student, Kurt Weill’s contemporary, and Brecht’s favorite collaborator — whose music Hitler branded as “degenerate.”
“Will There Still Be Singing” plunges us into the heart of yesteryears’ issues that are now (still) the evening news. – Arts Review Europe
Hanns Eisler songs and music with the words from Bertolt Brecht in English translation by Eric Bentley Karyn Levitt (soprano), Eric Ostling (piano), Ira Siegel (guitar), Benjamin Ickies (accordion)