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Collections and holdings of the Institute for German Culture and History in Southeastern Europe (IKGS)
Emil Orlik (1870–1932) was one of the most famous and versatile Czech artists of the turn of the century. He was known primarily as a graphic artist and draftsman whose artistic work ranged between realism and art nouveau. His extensive oeuvre includes drawings of famous contemporary musicians and composers – whom Orlik also liked to show practicing their art.
Securing the estate of Richard Wagner
Since May 2015, Richard Wagner's estate has been catalogued and organized according to scholarly and archival criteria as part of a two-year project. It has now been generally accessible since October 2017.
The National Opera in Central and Eastern Europe
Today it is the passion of a select few music lovers – but in the 19th century, opera was a major social event, an expression of national consciousness, or even the musical declaration of national independence. But how did this happen? What role does the national opera play in Eastern Europe? And what makes an opera a national opera?
Wife Gone, Money of Course Too
An important stop for the young Richard Wagner is Riga at the end of the 1830s. However, there are no artistic reasons that lead the upcoming composer to the northeast of Europe.