Erik Levi

Erik Levi is an Emeritus Professor in Music at Royal Holloway, He is a worldwide authority on German music of the 20th century especially during the Nazi era  with the  pioneering books Music in the Third Reich (1994) and Mozart and the Nazis (2010). He has also worked as a professional accompanist, appearing at the South Bank and Wigmore Hall, the Aldeburgh Festival and on over thirty BBC Recordings. A frequent broadcaster for BBC Radio 3, he also works regularly as a music journalist writing articles and CD reviews for BBC Music Magazine and International Piano.

Authored by Erik Levi:

David Pountney on Karl Amadeus Hartman

David Pountney writes about composer Karl Amadeus Harmann on Slipped Disc: Karl Amadeus Hartmann was born in Munich in 1905 into a bohemian family of painters. Unlike his brothers and sister who became painters in turn, he turned towards music, eventually becoming a trombonist in the Munich Opera orchestra. In 1918 he witnessed the Bavarian…