Category: Seminars & Workshops

Seminars & Workshops

Exile Music Workshop with Prof. Dr. Gerold Gruber und Dr. Ulrike Anton

The Exilarte Center is invited to the International Summer Academy of the mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, held in the Rax and Semmering region, Austria

In this two-part workshop, Gerold Gruber and Ulrike Anton introduce the participants of the International Summer Academy to the subject of exile music and will work with individual soloists and ensembles on this particular repertoire.

August 19 & 20, 2021
Literatursalon Schloss Wartholz
Hauptstraße 113
A-2651 Reichenau an der Rax, Austria

For further information about the workshop please click here.

Expelled, persecuted, banned – European music and the consequences of National Socialism

The Association of Jewish Regufees | Sarah Lawrence College Archives

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A seminar of the Exilarte Center offered for all fields of study as optional subject

Lecturers: a.o. Univ.-Prof. DDr. h.c. Gerold Gruber, Dr. Ulrike Anton, Dr. Michael Haas


  • show the plurality of music that was prevented and destroyed by the Nazi seizure of power
  • describe the interaction between culture and politics
  • rediscover the repertoire lost by the National Socialists
  • analysis to concentration camp – emigration – exile – post-war period


  • Students should be given a comprehensive knowledge of the complexity of music creation
  • Dealing with mostly forgotten composers and their works
  • Analysis of musical trends and different styles
  • Effects of politics, religion and the social environment on cultural creation
  • Students should discover new repertoire for themselves


  • Getting to know unknown repertoire
  • Awareness of cultural responsibility
  • Influence of migration on the exile countries
  • Analysis from today’s point of view
  • Scientific and artistic interpretation in accordance
  • Analysis of different styles
  • Adaptation to the respective field of study

Registration online!