MEMETERIA by Thomas May

Music & the Arts

The Weimar Republic at LA Phil

Esa-Pekka Salonen is back in Disney Hall to lead the second weekend of programs exploring the musical ferment of the Weimar Republic. Tonight brings the orchestra’s collaboration with director Simon McBurney for a staged presentation of Hindemith’s Murderer, the Hope of Women
and two Weill-Brecht creations: Das Berliner Requiem and The Seven Deadly Sins. And I’m wishing this had not become so relevant…

Filed under: Esa-Pekka Salonen, Kurt Weill, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Paul Hindemith

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