Ernst Schoen: Lunchtime Concert

Bishopsgate Institute 230 Bishopsgate, London

This lunchtime concert features the recently rediscovered music of the anti-fascist and experimental radio producer and composer Ernst Schoen. Schoen, a former director of Radio Frankfurt and friend of Walter Benjamin, Bertolt Brecht and others, escaped to London after being arrested for crimes against the Third Reich in 1934, and continued his writing and activism in exile.


Ernst Schoen – the life of an anti-fascist radio pioneer

Bishopsgate Institute 230 Bishopsgate, London

Taking the form of a live radio presentation, this evening will highlight the fascinating life of Ernst Schoen (1884–1960), radio practitioner, writer, composer and lifelong anti-fascist, as presented by Dr Esther Leslie and Dr Sam Dolbear.

£5 – £7