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7 november | 20.30 | Literary salon world war I  | amstel cc Amsterdam

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      world war i

Salon op zuid

 

Amstel cc Amsterdam

Every month, the New European Ensemble brings to you a new mix of literature, poetry and music in Salon Branoul and Salon op Zuid

 

 

 

November 2018 marks the centenary of the declaration of the end of the First World War. Among the soldiers in the trenches were poets, musicians and composers of outstanding quality. The programme reflects on art from the period from 1914-1918, alternating German and English texts by Siegfried Sassoon, Stefan George, Wilfred Owen and more. It will be combined with inspiring music by Elgar, Webern, Ravel and Butterworth.

 

Readings – Alexander Oliver (English), Hans Radlof (German)

 

Texts by Siegfried Sassoon, Stefan George, Wilfred Owen, Stefan George & Reinhard George

 

Music by Elgar, Webern, Ravel & Butterworth

 

Daan Treur - Piano

Rada Ovcharova - Violin

Willem Stam - Cello

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