Commemoration in the Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar
Ludwig van Beethoven:
Overture to ‘The Creatures of Prometheus’
Prime Minister of the Free State of Thuringia
President of the Federal Republic of Germany
‘Under a Strange Sky’
(‘Pod cizim nebem’)
Premiere, score completed
in Buchenwald on 4 September 1944
Testimony and legacy
Éva Fahidi-Pusztai, Budapest
Survivor of Auschwitz and Buchenwald
Alex Hacker, Toronto
Survivor of Flossenbürg, Mittelbau-Dora
Future of remembrance
Deputy Chairwoman of
Gegen Vergessen – Für Demokratie e. V.
Chairwoman of Jugend für Dora e. V.
Song of Buchenwald
Music: Hermann Leopoldi
Lyrics: Fritz Löhner-Beda
Music performed by the Staatskapelle Weimar
conducted by Dominik Beykirch.
The livestream is provided in the languages: German (original), German with subtitles, English, French, Polish, Russian and Hebrew.
Commemoration on the occasion of the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora concentration camps by the State Government of the Free State of Thuringia, the Thuringian State Parliament and the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorials Foundation at the Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar.
Non-public event - Live stream via liberation.buchenwald.de