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The World at War: Hollywood Liederbuch at First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn
Friday December 2, 2022, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm$35
Hanns Eisler’s haunting musical journal of exile.
In 1941 Hanns Eisler found himself in Los Angeles, a refugee from Nazi oppression. Alone and out of place in Hollywood’s superficial glitz, Eisler turned to this musical journal for solace from the loneliness and traumas of war that haunted him.
Hanns Eisler Hollywooder Liederbuch (complete)
Blythe Gaissert, Devony Smith mezzo soprano
Michael Kelly, Brian Mextorf baritone
Mike Brofman piano