A Survivor from Warsaw

Arnold Schoenberg

A Survivor from Warsaw

Op. 46

About this work...

Schoenberg, a refugee from Nazi anti-Semitism, wrote this six-minute music drama expressing searing outrage over German brutality during the wartime occupation of Poland. It tells of an incident during the destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto. The text is by Schoenberg and uses both English and German, with a concluding ch... read more