Music of Conscience 02/25/1998 at 08:00 PM – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center Concert Notes Music of Conscience – Leon Botstein Deutsche Sinfonie, Op. 50 (1936-58) – Misha Donat Jewish Chronicle (1961) – Misha Donat

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Deutsche Sinfonie, Op. 50 (1936-58) By Misha Donat Written for the concert Music of Conscience, performed on Feb 25, 1998 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. In July 1935 Hanns Eisler wrote enthusiastically to Bertolt Brecht from Moscow, about an idea he had had for a new work: I want to write a large…

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Jewish Chronicle (1961) By Misha Donat Written for the concert Music of Conscience, performed on Feb 25, 1998 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. The history of anti-fascist protest in art has seen some distinguished contributions from leading figures of the twentieth century. One thinks of Picasso’s Guernica, of Camus’s La Peste, of Schoenberg’s…

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