Pavel Haas: Songs from Theresienstadt (3/3)

Theresienstadt 1944: This is where Pavel Haas composes the Four Songs on Chinese Poetry, which is a surreal song cycle on the unfulfilled longing for a return home – and directly refers to the Suita op. 17. It remains the composer’s last surviving piece. Here, under even more menacing circumstances, does he follow these ideas that have remained incomplete five years ago through? → continue reading “Pavel Haas: Songs from Theresienstadt (3/3)”