31/05/2017

Hans Gál’s Das Lied der Nacht [The Song of the Night] in Edinburgh

Reading time: 1 min. Hans Gál

When Hans Gál’s Das Lied der Nacht [The Song of the Night] was premièred in 1926 at the Stadttheater Breslau it received rave reviews. However, after the Nazis prohibited his works, Gál’s dramatic ballad disappeared from stages completely.

On 4 June the piece will receive its UK première in a concert performance at The Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh. Robert Dick conducts the Chorus and Orchestra of the Canongait.

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This short montage from the recent fully-staged production at the Theater Osnabrück in Germany gives a taste of the music:

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