Frances Pappas

Chania | 2023

Bertolt Brecht and Hanns Eisler: In diesem Lande und in dieser Zeit

We are delighted to invite you to an extraordinary musical and poetic journey, featuring the works of two artistic giants, Bertolt Brecht und Hanns Eisler. Join us for a memorable evening of music and verse, where Frances Pappas’s captivating vocals and Gerhard FoIkerts’s masterful piano artistry will transport you to a world of profound emotions.

Frances Pappas – Gesang:
Frances Pappas, known for her enchanting and expressive singing, will interpret the thought-provoking and often politically charged lyrics of Bertolt Brecht. With her powerful voice and deep understanding of the material, Frances brings Brecht’s words to life in a truly captivating manner.

Gerhard FoIkerts – Klavier:
Gerhard FoIkerts, an accomplished pianist with a deep appreciation for Hanns Eisler’s compositions, will accompany Frances with his virtuosic piano skills. His nuanced interpretations of Eisler’s music will add depth and dimension to the performance.

In diesem Lande und in dieser Zeit:
The title “In diesem Lande und in dieser Zeit” (In this land and in this time) is not just a mere phrase. It embodies the spirit of the works of Brecht and Eisler, who were both renowned for their commitment to addressing the social and political issues of their era through their art. This performance aims to capture the essence of their collaboration and its impact on the world of music and literature.

Join us at the Goethe Institut Chania, Crete, and immerse yourself in the words and melodies of Bertolt Brecht und Hanns Eisler. This event promises to be a profound and moving experience, one that will leave a lasting impression on all who attend.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to witness the convergence of poetry, music, and history. We look forward to sharing this inspiring evening with you. Reserve your seats now and be part of this musical and literary journey through time. (Link for tickets coming soon)