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Perspectives: Change the World: Ute Lemper, Blixa Bargeld, Meow Meow, Gavin Friday, Camille O'Sullivan - Bertolt Brecht Songs And Poems For 2019

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Sep 14 2019
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The dark star of cabaret Ute Lemper, Einstürzende Neubauten’s Blixa Bargeld, post-modern diva Meow Meow and Irish singer and actress Camille O’Sullivan and iconoclast Gavin Friday perform the songs and poems of Bertolt Brecht.

The dark star of cabaret Ute Lemper, Einstürzende Neubauten’s Blixa Bargeld, post-modern diva Meow Meow and Irish singer and actress Camille O’Sullivan and iconoclast Gavin Friday perform the songs and poems of Bertolt Brecht. Social and economic turbulence, hedonism, cultural creativity, democracy under threat… Brecht’s songs with Weill, Eisler, Dessau and his remarkable poems are set alight in this new one-off concert.

From his sardonic tale of beggars, thieves and prostitutes, The Threepenny Opera, to his anti-war play Mother Courage, songs with Kurt Weill and Hans Eisler like Ballad of Mack The Knife that has become a standard and his remarkable poems of the pre-war period, Bertolt Brecht has created a canon of his own. It is the voice of Germany in the 30s and one of the most singular and rebellious humanist voices.