A “Biography in Music,” our next movie celebrates Kurt Weill, a luminary of the Great American Songbook. Weill began composing in Germany in classical and German cabaret style before fleeing the Nazis. He settled in the USA, where for over a decade he figured as one of the most distinctive voices in the American popular style. A life with Lotte Lenya in letters, songs and biography. With singers Devony Smith, Suzanne DuPlantis, Richard Troxell, Brian Major, all with Laura Ward, piano and Jim Bergwall reading letters.
OFFERED FREE during the time of pandemic.
Airing in 4 Episodes @ www.lyricfest.org
SATURDAYS at 7:30pm
Part I – May 29 (19 min.)
Part II – June 5 (11 min.)
Part III – June 12 (14 min.)
Part IV – June 19 (18 min.)