20th Century

Der Kaiser von Atlantis

This week the production of Viktor Ullmann’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis opens at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, in which Joanna plays Der Trommler (the Drummer). Written in the Nazi concentration camp Terezin (Theresienstadt), Ullmann’s opera was banned and never performed there. Before Ullmann was transported to Auschwitz, where he died in 1944, he left …

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Copland and Britten

This evening Joanna will be singing songs by Copland and Britten at the National Portrait Gallery with other singers from the Portrait Choir and pianist Gavin Roberts. Entry is free – the recital starts at 8pm in Room 22.