for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

Posts tagged ‘vienna’

Tftd: Baines 11/4/2018

this morning (wednesday 11th), 7.51-7.54am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by bishop nick baines

“How did Germany go from Johann Gottfried Herder to Hitler in a mere century?”



The last train

this morning (tuesday 27th), 11.00am (repeated 9.00pm), on bbc radio 4 extra (repeated from december 2014 on bbc radio 4)
the last train (by jo baker) (read by bryony hannah)

“Vienna 1939:. Leah is hurried through the streets by her mother to try and catch the last Kindertransport out of the city.”

Freddie Knoller’s War

this evening (saturday 27th), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from january 2015)
surviving the holocaust – freddie knoller’s war (directed and produced by simon winchcombe) (part of the 2015 holocaust memorial season)

“In a disarmingly frank interview, Holocaust survivor Freddie Knoller (now in his 90s) tells his personal story of being a young Jewish man during World War II.

Cotw: Alexander Zemlinsky

every afternoon this week (monday 20th to friday 24th), 12.00-1.00pm, on bbc radio 3 (repeated 6.30pm)
alexander zemlinsky (1871-1942) (presented by donald macleod) (in the composer of the week series)

“1. Ugly, beautiful: focuses on Zemlinsky’s turbulent early life in pre-war Vienna.”
“2. Alma Mahler: focuses on the tangled love affair between Zemlinsky and Alma Schindler. “
“3. The dream princess: focuses on Zemlinsky’s opera Gorge the Dreamer. “
“4. The Dwarf: Zemlinsky’s most painful musical self-portrait: his opera The Dwarf. “
“5. A new life cut short: the tragic tale of Zemlinsky’s last years spent in exile in America. “



this evening (monday 9th), 10.00-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3
schoenberg and twelve-tone music (in the breaking free – the minds that changed music series, exploring the music of the second viennese school) (more…)

Stefan Zweig’s Vienna

this evening (sunday 1st), 5.30-6.45pm, on bbc radio 3
the world of yesterday (in the breaking free – the minds that changed music series, exploring the music of the second viennese school)

Anton Lesser and Imogen Stubbs explore Stefan Zweig’s Vienna through his elegiac memoir, The World of Yesterday.
With music by Johann Strauss, Die Strottern, and Schoenberg.”


Sigmund Freud

tonight (tuesday 5th), 11.00pm-12.00, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from last thursday)
freud (presented by bettany hughes) (3rd of 3 in the genius of the modern world series)

Bettany Hughes retraces the lives of great modern thinkers. She travels to Vienna on the trail of Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis.”

(already available at…)

Tag Cloud


a happygoldfish blog