On Saturday, October 5, 2019, this year’s “ORF Long Night of Museums” took place throughout Austria for the 20th time.
The exil.arte center of mdw was pleased to be part of it for the first time this year and offered guided tours of the current exhibition as well as special program items.
SPECIAL EVENTS throughout the ORF Long Night of Museums
1) Concert: Echo of the Unheard (6:30 pm)
Hans Gál (1890 – 1987) – Concertino für Flöte und Streichquartett, op. 82
Julius Bürger (1897 – 1995) – Streichquartett Nr. 2
Hans Winterberg (1901 – 1991) – Streichquartett 1957/1970
WISE – Wien International Soloists Ensemble will bring works of these forgotten composers back to life.
Andrea Nikolić, violin
Jonathan Cano, violin
Marta Potulska, viola
Anzél Gerber, violoncello
Ulrike Anton, flute
2) Actor’s reading: Letters & manuscripts from Erwin Piscator (8:30 pm)
Read and interpreted by Tamara Stern and Hubert Wolf
Text selection: Susanne Abbrederis
3) Concert: From the Lower East to the Upper West Side (10:30 pm)
Music from the Jewish Theatres and Viennese Cafés in New York in the 1930s and 1940s. Esther Wratschko and her ensemble (Andrew Gorman & Lili Weihandl) will perform songs by Leopoldi, Berg and others
Alexander Olshanetsky: Ikh hob dikh tsufil lib
Abraham Ellstein: Abi gezunt
Shalom Secunda: Bay mir bistu sheyn
Jimmy Berg: Man stellt sich um!
Hermann Leopoldi: Ja da wär´s halt gut, wenn man Englisch könnt
Jimmy Berg: Small Café near Central Park West