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Place

Wigmore Hall

One of Europe's most prestigious chamber music venues.

Person

David Fligg

Musicologist and researcher associated with Performing the Jewish Archive.

Person

Blanka Hejtmánková

Blanka Hejtmánková was the narrator for the world premiere of Gideon Klein's Topol (The Poplar Tree), in Pilsen, September 2016.

Work

Topol

Melodrama for narrator and piano by Gideon Klein
Person

Gideon Klein

Moravian-born composer and pianist based in Prague, and one of the most important artists in the Terezín(Theresienstadt) ghetto.

Place

Pilsen

The third largest city in the Czech Republic, where 'Performing the Jewish Archive' events have taken place.

Music manuscript

Topol (The Poplar Tree)

Manuscript of melodrama composed by Gideon Klein in 1938, premiered in 2016 as part of Performing the Jewish Archive.

Place

Jewish Museum in Prague Archives

One of the world's major Jewish archives, an invaluable source for Performing the Jewish Archive project researchers and scholars.

Production

Fate and Fairytales (Pilsen)

World premieres of music by Gideon Klein and Josima Feldschuh, and performances of music by Zikmund Schul and Wilhelm Grosz.