Dark subjects – but such beautiful music!
A talk (in German language) in the MuTh studio
Death, murder, suicide, child abduction, adultery, kidnap, incest, jealousy, witchcraft and sorcery, intrigue, imprisonment, duelling and war – when used in musical masterpieces, all these subjects can fascinate and excite us . These things lie at the heart of some of the most powerful artistic works. Wrongdoing never seems finer than in an opera; abuse and violence are never more poignantly portrayed than in oratorios or the music of the Passions. And who has not felt the spine-tingling effects of many Lieder! The talk also covers stories where music itself became the subject of criminal investigation …
Team and cast
- Moderator and host: Michael Sprinzl