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09/20/2021 Event

Ich hatte einst ein schönes Vaterland – Report on a literary chamber music matinée

The concert on September, 19th, commemorated 1700 years of Jewish life in Germany and was a collaboration between the actor Roman Knižka, known for his appearances in various TV dramas, films and audiobook narrations, and the wind quintet OPUS 45 whose musicians play in a range of renowned ensembles throughout Germany. Under the title “Ich hatte einst ein schönes Vaterland” (I once had a beautiful fatherland), these artists came together to offer this ‘literary chamber music matinée’ in the former Walther Werke of the Neuengamme concentration camp memorial. Read more

11/08/2017 Report

Chamber Music and Literature: A Program of Resistance

Actor Roman Knižka and the wind ensemble Opus 45 came together at the Neuengamme Memorial last Sunday for a matinee program under the theme of “resoundingly slapping the Nazis in the face.” The program, funded by the Federal Agency for Civic Education, combined music with literature and was located in the former production halls of the Walter company in the concentration camp memorial. Read more