“From an Old Score”| Concert & Documentary: Julius Bürger | Concert Series “Echo of the Unheard” | September 16, 2024

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In this extraordinary song recital, baritone Ryan Hugh Ross, pianist Daniel Rieppel and violinist Risa Schuchter the fascinating works of the composer Julius Bürger. You can hear the melodies recorded by the renowned tenor Joseph Schmidt and performed in the film “A Song Goes Around the World”, such as “Zigeunerlied” and “Launisches Glück”, as well as premieres from Bürger’s extensive work, which spanned 73 years. 

Before the concert, a film documentary Julius Bürger – expelled and rediscovered. A Viennese composer returns will provide insight into the life and work of the composer. Internationally successful, Bürger made his mark in the USA, where in 1984 he received the University of Indiana Composition Prize for his “Variations on a Theme by C. Ph. E. Bach.” This documentation was created in connection with the first performance of Julius Bürger’s orchestral works in Vienna, in August 2023 at the ORF’s Great Broadcasting Hall with the RSO under the direction of Gottfried Rabl.

Monday, September 16th, 2024, 7 p.m.
Palais Ehrbar – small Ehrbar Saal
Mühlgasse 28
1040 Vienna

Admission free! / eventjet.at 


Ryan Hugh Ross, baritone
Risa Schuchter, violin
Daniel Rieppel, piano


Works by Julius Bürger


Gerold Gruber (founder of exil.arte and head of the Exilarte Center)

Thursday, November 7th, 2024, 7 p.m.
Palais Ehrbar – small Ehrbar Saal
Mühlgasse 28
1040 Vienna