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The International Hanns Eisler Society (IHEG)

The International Hanns Eisler Society (IHEG) was founded in Berlin on 21 May 1994. It is dedicated to the research and dissemination of the works of Hanns Eisler.

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Musik, Gedächtnis und Politik

Hanns EISLER Kantate im Exil; Die römische Kantate; Ballade vom Nigger Jim; Song von Angebot und Nachfrage, Orchestre Les Métamorphoses ...

Just whom does this Hanns Eisler make music for?

Hanns Eisler was a student of Arnold Schoenberg. He wrote music for workers’ choirs in Berlin and the film industry in Hollywood, for avant-garde music festivals and communist party events, for the radio, theatre and cabaret. He composed important piano, chamber and orchestral music, more than 500 songs and a national anthem …

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Kammerkonzert: Sechs Streicher

Time: Sunday, 3. July 202211:00 - 13:00 / Dresden
Kammerkonzert: SECHS STREICHER. Ein philharmonisches Streichsextett spielt Brahms, Eisler und Henze. Hanns Eisler: „Ernste Gesänge“ für Bariton und Streicher (1962), Christoph Pohl (Bariton), Adela Bratu (Violine), Eva Dollfuß (Violine), Yukiko Inose (Violine), Hanno Felthaus (Viola), Florian Richter (Viola), Dorothea Plans Casal (Violoncello) Matthias Wilde (Violoncello), Christoph Berner (Klavier)