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Erich Korngold Conference
Brno, May 2002

MUSICAL DAYS EWK Erich Wolfgang Korngold Conference Brno, Czech Republic, May 5 - May 11 2002
Sunday, May 5 10:30 Mahenovo Theatre Professor Marcel Prawy presents "My friend Erich Wolfgang Korngold" with soloists Soprano Regina Renzowa-Jurgens, Baritone Pavel Kamas, Tenor Michael Pabst Tuesday, May 7 15:30 1 Koliste Street Dedication of a memorial plaque at the family home of E. W. Korngold 16:00 Ceremonial toast near the home Musical intermezzo - Brno City Quartet Thursday, May 9 16:00 Dum umeni [Artists' house] Exhibition "Cafe Korngold" vernissage Daily lectures, readings, live music by Korngold, screening of famous films 19:30 Janacek Opera House Symphonic concert - Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, Caspar Richter, conductor; Eliane Coelho, Soprano (soloist, Vienna State Opera) Program: Schauspiel overture; two arias from the opera "Ring of Polykrat" and "Wonder of Helian," "Much Ado about Nothing," "Snowman" - Prelude and Serenade, "Violanta" - Overture and Carnival Friday, May 10 19:00 Janacek Opera House Die tote Stadt - Korngold's most famous opera, staged by Ansgr Haag, adapted from the production at the State Theatre in Karlsruhe. Ivan Parik, conductor; Ansgar Haag, Andreas Geier, directors; Regina Renzowa-Jurgens, soprano; Michael Pabst, tenor; Pavel Kamas, baritone. Saturday, May 11 1:00 Umelecko-prumyslove muzeum [Museum of Applied Arts] Musical matinee: piano trio, arranged for two pianos - selection of songs. Jan Jirasky, Ondrej Hubacek - piano; Yvett Tannenbergerova, sopranop Pavel Cernoch, tenor; Martin Hammerle, baritone; Drahomira Ritzova, piano For further information contact korngold@volny.cz