The Music Plays On — Kurt Weill

It’s safe to say that all serious lovers of music have heard music written by Kurt Weill, yet aren’t aware of who he is and the remarkable story of his life.

The first thing we need to do is associate him with a time and place. If the 1920’s were Babe Ruth’s America, then the 1920’s were Kurt Weill’s Germany. If the musical and film, Cabaret, had decided to use music from the era rather than Kander and…



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Donato Cabrera

Music Director of the California Symphony and Las Vegas Philharmonic