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Hans Krása

born: 30 November 1899
died: 1944
country: Germany

Hans Krása was born into a prosperous family in Prague. He studied with Alexander Zemlinsky and was a vocal coach at the New German Theatre (now the State Opera), where Zemlinsky was conductor. He travelled to Paris, heard the music of Stravinsky and studied with Albert Roussel. Krása’s Symphony No 1 was played by the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Koussevitzky in 1926 and his opera Verlobung im Traum (‘Betrothal in a Dream’) was awarded a Czech State Prize in 1933. In Theresienstadt he composed a number of chamber works, including the furious Tanz for string trio and an Overture for small orchestra.

from notes by Simon Broughton © 2013

'Brundibár' (CDA67973)
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Complete works available for download
Suite from Brundibár The Nash Ensemble
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
Suite from Brundibár (Krása/Matthews)
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