Music, Oppression and Exile: The Impact of Nazism on Musical Development in the 20th Century
International Conference, Senate House, University of London, 8-11 April
‘Hitler tore a gaping hole in European culture and the damage has not yet
been repaired’. Nick Kimberley, The Observer, 2002.
With four days of papers from across the world this conference is set to be
one of the most significant symposia ever held on the subject. It will also
include sessions with families of the composers affected and presentations
from archives where their material is housed.
There will be films introduced by the makers We Want the Light on Music in
Germany by Christopher Nupen and Music in Terezin by Simon Broughton.
The conference at the University of London will be followed on 12 and 13
April by two days of concerts, films and public lectures on Music in Exile,
presented by the Artists of the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto at the