Fundacja Instytut Viktora Ullmanna Cieszyn  & Viktor Ullmann Foundation

    E-mail: office@viktorullmann.freeserve.co.uk

 

     AIMS

 

·      Honour and remember the composer Viktor Ullmann (Teschen 1898 - Auschwitz 1944) in the place of his birth and to be an ambassador for his life and works

·      Research the remnants and descendants of the Jewish Community in Cieszyn Silesia, making an honourable and living memorial to them

·      Office of 'Strange Passenger International Music and Arts Festival' Cieszyn Silesia

 

 

HONORARY VICE PRESIDENTS

Wojciech Kilar

Sir John Tavener

 

HONORARY PATRONS

Pierre Boulez

George Benjamin

Alfred Brendel

Daniel Barenboim

James Gibb

Eva Fox Gal

 

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Jacqueline Cole

 

COMMITTEE

Professor Yehuda Bauer

 Director of Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem, Israel

 

Elena Makarova

 Artist and Writer living in Jerusalem, Israel

 

Edith Kraus

 Concert Pianist and friend of Viktor Ullmann living in Jerusalem, Israel

 

Dr David Bloch

 Professor of Musicology, Tel Aviv University and Director of the Terezin Music Project, Israel

 

Yehezkel Braun

  Professor Emeritus Tel-Aviv University Israel

 

Yonat Klar

  Director - Beit Terezin, Israel

 

Paul Aron Sandfort

 Author, Composer, and Opera Director living in Copenhagen

 

Mgr Hanus Weber

 TV Producer, Sweden

 

Dr Christian Meyer

 Director of the Schoenberg Institute, Vienna

 

Israel Yinon

 Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Graz Symphony Orchestra, Austria

 

Gregorij von Leїtis

 Director Elysium Between Two Continents Bernried Germany and New York USA

 

Dr Ales Brezina

 Director of the Bohuslav Martinu Institute, Prague

 

Dr. Vojtech Blodig

 Deputy Director Památník Terezín Museum, Czech Republic

 

 

Michael Wiener

  Lawyer & Musician living in Trier, Germany

 

Dr Andreas Krause

  Editor in Chief, Schott's International Music Publishers, Mainz Germany

 

Ilona Ziok

  Film Director living in Berlin, Germany

 

Volker Ahmels

   Director of the Conservatory Schwerin/Chairman Jeunesses Musicales Mecklenburg Vorpommern e.V.

 

Judith Adler

  Daughter of Anna Wottitz, living in Switzerland

 

Arnost Lustig

   Writer living in Washington DC USA

 

Renata Karpinska M. Sc.

 Head of Promotion and Information Office, Cieszyn Municipality

 

Bogdan Wojciech Ficek D. Sc.

 Mayor of Cieszyn

 

Mgr Halina Szymura

 TV Broadcasting Chief, Krakow Poland

 

Roman Gutek

 Director Gutek Films Warsaw Poland and New Horizons Film Festival, Cieszyn, Silesia

 

Boguslaw Harenza

 Director National Culture Centre 'Dom Naradowy' Cieszyn Poland

 

Dr Andre Laks

 Philosopher and Writer, Professor of Ancient Philosophy, Charles de Gaulle University,Lille France

 

Clive M Marks FCA

 Living in London UK

 

Alice Herz Sommer

  Concert Pianist and friend of Franz Kafka and Viktor Ullmann, living in London UK

 

John Abulafia

  Theatre and Opera Director, London UK

 

Ben Barkow

   Director Institute of Contemporary History and Wiener Library, Ltd, London UK

 

Stephen Threlfall GRNCM Hon ARAM FRSA

    Director of Music, Chethams School of Music, Long Millgate  Manchester, M3 1SB UK

 

Sonja Linden

    Playright and Writer- in- Residence Medical Foundation for Victims of Torture, London UK

 

Sister Margaret Shepherd

   Director, Council for Christians and Jews London UK