Conference

Gustav Mahler’s Ultimate Questions -

14 May 2011
9.40 – 17.30
Het Muziektheater Amsterdam

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Speakers

Hungary, 1951

Iván Fischer

conductor Budapest Festival Orchestra

Israel, 1987

Yoel Gamzou

conductor and founder of the International Mahler Orchestra; completed Mahler’s Tenth

United States, 1952

Mitchell Cohen

author The Politics of Opera
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Greece, 1930

Constantin Floros

musicologist and Mahler expert
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United States, 1941

Allan Janik

at home in Wittgenstein’s Vienna
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Hungary, 1925 - 2016

George Klein

oncologist and humanist
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Italy, 1939

Claudio Magris

writer and expert on Mitteleuropa

United Kingdom, 1964

Katie Mitchell

theatre director

The Netherlands, 1964

Carl Niekerk

Germanic scholar, specialized in German-Jewish literature and music.

Spain, 1932

Nuria Schoenberg Nono

daughter of Arnold Schönberg, widow of Luigi Nono
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United States, 1956

Michael Steinberg

researcher of German Jewish cultural history and music

South Africa, 1929

Lewis Wolpert

biologist, humanist, rationalist
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Poland, 1945 - 2021

Adam Zagajewski

poet and essayist

Slovenia, 1949

Slavoj Žižek

polemical philosopher, sociologist and cultural critic