Tag Archive: Music

Concert: The Lee Trio

The Lee Trio performs January 11 at LBI

Tuesday January 11, 2011, 7:00 PM, Forchheimer Auditorium, Center for Jewish History. The Lee Trio has been called one of the freshest and most dynamic musical ensembles playing today.

Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Composer, 1897 – 1957

Before Erich Wolfgang Korngold was first called to Hollywood by his fellow Austrian émigré, the actor and director Max Reinhardt, he was a celebrated child prodigy and an up-and-coming composer of serious orchestral music who had had works premiered by artists including Artur Schnabel

William Steinberg, Conductor, 1899 – 1978

Conductor William Steinberg, LBI Photography Collection

Famous for his tenure with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, William Steinberg was already an important conductor before he left Germany. At the Frankfurt Opera, Steinberg had conducted the premiere of the first 12-tone opera, Arnold Schoenberg’s “Von Heute auf Morgen.”

On the Wings of Song: Jewish Involvement in Music

From its own archives and art collection, LBI has put together an exhibit to showcase the countless musicians, composers and patrons who enriched European cultural life throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Many were Jewish, while others, like Mozart, received early and important support in the salons of cosmopolitan Jewish women.