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Ursula Mamlok zum 100. Geburtstag

Persecuted by the Nazis because of her Jewish origins, Ursula Mamlok (1923 - 2016) left Berlin with her parents at the age of 16 and fled to Ecuador in 1939.In 1940 she received a scholarship to the Mannes School of Music and traveled to New York unaccompanied as a 17-year-old. In the following years she studied composition and became one of the most renowned composers in the USA.

Konzerthaus Berlin - Werner-Otto-Saal
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In 2006, Ursula Mamlok returned to her hometown of Berlin. At the age of 83 she experienced a second career.

Internationally, the Interpret:innen are on the stages of this world. On this evening they will perform solo pieces and works for ensemble by the German-American composer. In conversation, they will share their memories of Ursula Mamlok. There will even be an accordion!

  • Ursula Mamlok - „Allegro“ (1943) für Violine und Klavier
  • Ursula Mamlok - „Designs“ (1962) für Violine und Klavier
  • Ursula Mamlok - „Andreasgarten“ (1987) für Sopran, Flöte und Harfe
  • Ursula Mamlok - „Fantasy Variations“ (1982) für Cello solo
  • Ursula Mamlok - „Streichquartett No. 2“ (1998)
  • Ursula Mamlok - “Zwei Klavierstücke“: „Inward Journey (1989) und „In High Spirits“ (2004)
  • Ursula Mamlok - „From My Garden“ (1983) für Viola
  • Ursula Mamlok - “Music for Stony Brook“ (1989)
  • Ursula Mamlok - „Aphorisms“ (2009) für Violine solo
  • Ursula Mamlok - “Rhapsody” (1989)

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Participating artists
Kolja Lessing (Violine)
Holger Groschopp (Klavier)
Gesa Hoppe (Mezzosopran)
Klaus Schöpp (Flöte)
Adele Bitter (Violoncello)
Klenke Quartett
Hartmut Rohde (Viola)
Upama Muckensturm (Flöte)
Clemens Linder (Violine)
Trio Tempestoso
Konzerthaus Berlin - Werner-Otto-Saal