The pianist Katarzyna Wasiak would like to dedicate herself to the destiny of the Jewish-Polish cultural heritage. By crowdfunding she would like to perform also works by Mieczyslaw Weinberg.
The International Documentary Film Festival DOK.fest will open with the film concert 'Berlin - Symphony of a Metropolis' in Munich on the 5th of May. The classic from Walter Ruttmann will be presented with the new film music 'A City's Symphony' by Tobias PM Schneid.
Starting with the summer semester 2016, Peermusic Classical and the Institute for Historical Musicology at the University of Hamburg will commence a long-term collaboration to edit the works of composer Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996).
We congratulate our composer Morten Lauridsen on his 73th birthday and wish him all the best.
Today we commemorate the 20th anniversary of Mieczyslaw Weinberg's death. His friend Shostakovich paid the Jewish-Polish composer, who died in February 26, 1996, the compliment of calling him "one of the most outstanding composers of today".