James Conlon in discussion as part of Music as Intellectual Resistance: Mieczysław Weinberg’s Piano Trio, the second event of the virtual Music for Thought series, which is supported by the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in New York. Ahead of a performance of Weinberg’s Piano Trio by Abigel Kralik, Julian Schwarz, and Hannah Harnest, Mr. Conlon joins Consul General David Gill for a discussion on remembrance culture in Germany and the U.S., as well as artistic creation under dictatorial political régimes.
James Conlon speaks at Brandeis University about composers silenced during the Holocaust
A Lecture by James Conlon
James Conlon, vocal advocate for the study and performance of the repertoire of composers whose lives were affected by the rise of Nazism and the events of WWII, hosts "Shadows in Paradise: Hitler's Exiles in Hollywood," documenting the lives of German and Austrian composers and writers who fled the Nazi regime in search of new opportunities in music, art, theater and film.
James Conlon discusses music and censorship in Nazi Germany during the 2014 symposium at the Ziering-Conlon Initiative for Recovered Voices at The Colburn School.
Episode 2: Plato or Aristotle
James Conlon explores the relationship between the concert pianist's internal world and the composer's score with the finalists of the Twelfth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.