• Royal Opera House Premiere of MahagonnyProduction Opens 10 March with 7 Performances
  • Kurt Weill Fest Dessau, 27 February - 15 MarchThis Year's Theme: From Lied to Song
  • Seven Deadly Sins at Zankel HallConductor George Manahan and Singer Shara Worden Collaborate on 27 February
  • SDCF Announces New Kurt Weill FellowShaun Patrick Tubbs to Observe ROH Mahagonny under John Fulljames
  • New Book on Weill-Brecht CollaborationPamela Katz's The Partnership Published by Doubleday
  • Spring 2015 Performance PreviewMahagonny in London, The Road of Promise in New York, Firebrand Revival, and Much More!
Royal Opera House Premiere of Mahagonny1 Kurt Weill Fest Dessau, 27 February - 15 March2 Seven Deadly Sins at Zankel Hall3 SDCF Announces New Kurt Weill Fellow4 New Book on Weill-Brecht Collaboration5 Spring 2015 Performance Preview6

0125-72KURT WEILL (1900-1950)
Born in Germany, came to the US in 1935. Composer of the Threepenny Opera, Mahagonny, Lady in the DarkStreet Scene and many other innovative works for the theater. His extensive list of works also includes well-known songs and instrumental music, preserved on innumerable recordings. One of the most versatile and influential theater composers of the twentieth century.

1356LOTTE LENYA (1898-1981) Actress and singer. Married to Weill in 1926, she appeared in several of his works. After his death, she dedicated herself to promoting, performing, and recording his compositions. Also remembered for her portrayal of Rosa Klebb in From Russia With Love and of Fräulein Schneider in Cabaret on Broadway.

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