Internationale Hanns Eisler Gesellschaft (IHEG) e.V.


With Greetings from the singer Karyn Levitt

Greetings, As we are all going through these troubled times together, dealing with great losses in the arts because of COVID-19, I thought I’d share this message of hope from Brecht and Eisler in their song, “A Saying for 1939.” As we look forward to brighter days, I hope this clip will bring you solace. […]

Hanns Eisler Scholarship 2021 – Call for applications

Announcement: international Hanns Eisler Scholarship from the City of Leipzig 2021 The International Hanns Eisler Scholarship from the City of Leipzig will also be awarded in 2021. This is the third time that Leipzig, the city of music, is showing the vivid memory of Hanns Eisler, one of the most important composers of the 20th […]

Jürgen Schebera on the 80th

  On April 9, the Eisler expert Jürgen Schebera turned 80. Congratulations and thanks for a life for and with Eisler and science! We are looking forward to the postponed lecture by him – unfortunately it could not take place due to corona and is to be made up for in autumn this year in […]

Steffen Schleiermacher on the 60th

On May 3rd, pianist, composer and Eisler interpreter Steffen Schleiermacher turned 60. Since the foundation of the musica nova series in the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, he has been committed to the performance of modern 20th century composers. Numerous works by Hanns Eisler were heard in this series. He recently finished and released a highly acclaimed […]

In-Between Worlds – Call for Papers 2018

In-Between Worlds Hanns Eisler and the years of upheaval 1918–38–48 Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien, Institut für Musikwissenschaft und Interpretationsforschung, 1 – 2 June 2018 The languages are German and English. 120th This symposium takes as its starting point Hanns Eisler’s 120th birthday in 2018, focusing on three other historically important years – […]