Past Events

Nightlight. Songs from Israel and Europe

July 25th 2015
Stuttgart University Hohenheim UNESCO - International Year of Light

Artists

Composers

  • Franz Schubert
  • Robert Schumann
  • Jetzekiel Braun
  • Gabriel Fauré
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Franz Schreker
  • Hugo Wolf
  • Alexander Zemlinsky
  • Max Brodt
  • Rivka Gvili
  • Joseph Szulc

Poets

  • Carl Lappe
  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Elisabeth Kulmann
  • Heinrich Heine
  • Dora Leen
  • Eduard Mörike
  • Paul Verlaine
  • Lea Goldberg
  • Robert Louis Stevenson

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • German
  • English
  • French

Old Persia meets Young Austria (II)

May 9th 2015
Teheran Austria Culture Forum Teheran

Artists

Composers

  • Franz Schubert
  • Luis Spohr
  • Johannes Brahms
  • Othmar Schoeck
  • Boris Blacher
  • Ernst Krenek
  • Johanna Doderer

Poets

  • Wilhelm Müller
  • Hafez
  • Mirza Shaffy Vazeh
  • Omar Khayyam
  • Ernst Krenek

Languages

  • German
  • Farsi (in translation)
  • Armenian (in translation)

DIVAN OF SONG COMPOSITIONS:

Johanna Doderer:
Two Songs after Omar Khayyam for voice and piano (2015), in German

  • Himmelswein
  • Reue

Teheran / Iran

Bridge to India

September 14th 2014
Bonn Kammermusiksaal Beehovenhaus Beethovenfest

Artists

Composers

  • Alexander Zemlinsky
  • Karol Szymanowski
  • Olivier Messiaen
  • Param Vir
  • Raga Improvisations

Poets

  • Rabindranath Tagore
  • Kalidasa
  • Amaru
  • Olivier Messiaen

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Bengali
  • Sanskrit

Divan of Song COMPOSITONS:

Param Vir : ABLAZE!

Three Songs from Tagore’s Gitanjali
(Rabindranath Tagore / William Radice)

for soprano and piano (2014), in English

  • I want you
  • O silence
  • Shine before my eyes

Goethe meets Hafez

September 7th 2014
Bonn Kammermusiksaal Beehovenhaus Beethovenfest

Artists

Composers

  • Franz Schubert
  • Robert Schumann
  • Felix Mendelssohn
  • Othmar Schoeck
  • Hugo Wolf
  • Maurice Ravel
  • Charles Koechlin

Poets

  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Hafez
  • Tristan Klingsor
  • Marianne von Willemer

Languages

  • German
  • French
  • Farsi

This concert at Beethovenfest Bonn was the official inauguration of the Divan of Song project. (Live Recording: Deutschlandfunk.)