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  • 2017 Lotte Lenya Competition Prizewinners Announced!Paulina Villarreal (3rd Prize), Felipe Bombonato (2nd Prize), and Bradley Smoak (1st Prize) with Judges and Guests After Final Round
  • Lenya Story: Ein Liebeslied Continues Its Run in Vienna!Sona MacDonald and Tonio Arango Star in Lenya Bio-Musical in Repertory through 27 June
  • Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny in Repertory in Salzburg!In repertory through 14 June: Jacopo Spirei Directs; Adrian Kelly Conducts
  • Catch Up with the Latest News on Lenya Competition Prizewinners!Kyle Scatliffe, Lauren Worsham, Justin Hopkins, Lauren Michelle, and Many More!
  • European Premiere of LoveMusik at Leipzig Opera!Anna Preckeler and Hans-Georg Pachmann Star in Bio-Musical Based on Weill-Lenya Correspondence
2017 Lotte Lenya Competition Prizewinners Announced!1 Lenya Story: Ein Liebeslied Continues Its Run in Vienna!2 Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny in Repertory in Salzburg!3 Catch Up with the Latest News on Lenya Competition Prizewinners!4 European Premiere of LoveMusik at Leipzig Opera!5

Kurt Weill KURT WEILL (1900-1950)
Born in Germany, came to the US in 1935. Composer of the Threepenny Opera, Mahagonny, Lady in the DarkStreet Scene and many other innovative works for the theater. His extensive list of works also includes well-known songs and instrumental music, preserved on innumerable recordings. One of the most versatile and influential theater composers of the twentieth century.

Lotte LenyaLOTTE LENYA (1898-1981)
Actress and singer. Married to Weill in 1926, she appeared in several of his works. After his death, she dedicated herself to promoting, performing, and recording his compositions. Also remembered for her portrayal of Rosa Klebb in From Russia With Love and of Fräulein Schneider in Cabaret on Broadway.

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