Recovered Voices http://wrti.org en LA Opera: Franz Schreker's THE STIGMATIZED, July 27, 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/la-opera-franz-schrekers-stigmatized-july-27-1-pm <p>"<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Schreker">Franz Schreker</a> is perhaps the most striking example of a highly recognized Austrian composer whose music disappeared after it was banned in 1933," says conductor James Conlon. "He was so prominent that some viewed him as the successor to both Wagner and Strauss. Sat, 27 Jul 2013 14:23:32 +0000 WRTI Staff 6233 at http://wrti.org LA Opera: Franz Schreker's THE STIGMATIZED, July 27, 1 PM Conductor James Conlon: Remembering the Music Suppressed by the Third Reich http://wrti.org/post/conductor-james-conlon-remembering-music-suppressed-third-reich <p>WRTI&#39;s Jim Cotter speaks with James Conlon, music director of LA Opera. In an effort to raise awareness of the works of two generations of composers who were suppressed, forced to emigrate, or were executed by the Nazi regime, Conlon has dedicated himself to programming this music.</p><p>http://youtu.be/HNvCBvx6ov8</p> Sat, 14 Jul 2012 15:31:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 4136 at http://wrti.org Conductor James Conlon: Remembering the Music Suppressed by the Third Reich Maestro James Conlon http://wrti.org/post/maestro-james-conlon <p>One of today&#39;s most respected conductors, James Conlon has cultivated a vast repertoire, and has worked with the world&#39;s most prestigious symphony orchestras and opera houses.<br /><br />Currently music director of the Ravinia Festival, Los Angeles Opera, and the Cincinnati May Festival, Conlon is also an active and devoted advocate of reviving the lesser-known repertoire of composers affected by the rise of Nazism and the events of World War II.<br /> Sat, 28 Aug 2010 14:41:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2005 at http://wrti.org Maestro James Conlon WRTI Presents Operas Suppressed by the Third Reich on August 9 http://wrti.org/post/wrti-presents-operas-suppressed-third-reich-august-9 <p>The Los Angeles Opera's Music Director James Conlon is reviving operas banned by the Nazi regime via <i>Recovered Voices: A Lost Generation's Long-Forgotten Masterpieces</i>.<br /><br />Tune to WRTI on Saturday, August 9 from 1:30 to 5 pm to hear two one-act operas: <i>The Broken Jug,</i> by Viktor Ullmann (at right), and <i>The Dwarf,</i> by Alexander Zemlinksy.<br /><br /><i>"We must now mitigate a great injustice by working to revive the music of those whose only 'fault' was that they were Jewish, or that they were opposed to or deemed offensive by an authoritarian regime."</i><br />-- James Conlon, LA Opera music director</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2008 13:04:00 +0000 Jessica Schultz 2001 at http://wrti.org WRTI Presents Operas Suppressed by the Third Reich on August 9