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Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Child Prodigy of the Avantgarde or The Last Romantic?

Bern, Switzerland, September 14-16, 2007

An international symposium upon the 50th anniversary of the composer's
death, organized by the Department of Musicology, University of
Berne/Switzerland and the Department of Music of the College of Arts,
Berne. Organizer: Dr. Arne Stollberg

Chamber concerts, Lieder/songs
Sept. 14 - 16, 2007, Hochschule der Künste Bern,
    Fachbereich Musik
     Papiermühlenstrasse 13
     CH - 3000 Bern 22
Language: Deutsch/German, English

Lecturers  -  Topics of Lectures:

Brendan G. Carroll (Liverpool/UK) Keynote Address

Dr. Kurt Arrer (Adnet/Salzburg/A) The relationship between Julius and  
E.W. Korngold

Prof. Dr. Michele Calella (Vienna/A) "Die Kathrin"

Dr. Kevin Clarke (Amsterdam/NL) Korngold´s operetta revisions and  

Prof. Dr. Leonhard M. Fiedler (Paris/F) Korngold and Max Reinhardt

Prof. Dr. Jens Malte Fischer (Munich/D) "Das Wunder der Heliane"

Prof. Dr. Harald Haslmayr (Graz/A) "Die tote Stadt"

Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Hinrichsen (Zürich/CH) Korngold´s piano music

Dr. h.c. Theo Hirsbrunner (Berne/CH) The Korngolds in Vienna´s musical
life in early 20th century

PD Dr. Ulrike Kienzle (Frankfurt/D) "Violanta"

Dr. Michael Kube (Tübingen/D) Korngold's chamber music

Prof. Dr. Klaus Pietschmann (Berne/CH) "Der Ring des Polykrates"

Dr. Ivana Rentsch (Zürich/CH) Korngold's "lieder" oeuvre

Prof. Dr. Giselher Schubert (Frankfurt/D) Korngold´s late instrumental
music (op. 40)

Dr. Arne Stollberg (Berne/CH) Julius Korngold's aesthetics and its
influence on the musical diction of Erich Wolfgang Korngold

Dr. Antje Tumat (Heidelberg/D) "Much Ado About Nothing", "Der Vampir"
(stage music)

Prof. Dr. Michael Walter (Graz/A) Korngold´s film music

Participant in the final "roundtable"-discussion:
Bernd O. Rachold (Hamburg/D) Korngold-archive
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