WARSAW — Almost seven decades after the Holocaust, Warsaw’s Chamber Opera is marking its own anniversary with performances of rare works from composers who lost their lives in Nazi Germany’s genocide. The tiny venue wants to bring a handful of largely forgotten pieces back into the public eye in a festival running into next March.
Among them is “Der Kaiser von Atlantis, oder Die Tod-Verweigerung” (The Emperor of Atlantis, or Death’s Refusal) by the German-speaking Czech Jew Viktor Ullman.
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