The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny ('The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny') is a satirical political opera by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht - a parable of capitalism with its borgeois respectability removed. It was first performed on 9 March 1930 in Leipzig.

A selection of articles about The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

Ensemble. The End of Utopia - 'The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny' by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht, reviewed by Giuseppe Pennisi

Ensemble. Marxist Opera - Giuseppe Pennisi was in Berlin for the opening night of a revival of 'The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny'

Ensemble. Lustrous Sounds - Kurt Weill's 'The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny', reviewed by Maria Nockin

 

 

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