Lecture Recitals

Everyone who has ever experienced Litwin on the stage knows that he is a brilliant speaker.
But that his lectures are as stirring as they are illuminating
is because nothing in them is learned ornamentation; all of it is argumentation.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung


BEETHOVEN: Div. Concerts and Sonatas

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concert No. 1

BERG: Sonata op. 1

BOULEZ: Douze Notations; Sonata No. 1

EISLER: Sonata No. 3 (1943);
Lieder and Cantatas

IVES: Sonata No. 2 »Concord, Mass.«

MOZART: Violin Sonatas KV 304, 377 and 402

NONO: Como una ola de fuerza y luz

NONO: ...sofferte onde serene...

RZEWSKI: 36 Var. on »The People United...«

Kammersymphonie op. 9

SCHÖNBERG: Ode to Napoleon

SCHÖNBERG: Piano Concert op. 42

SCHUBERT: Sonata D 960

SCHUMANN: Sonata op. 11


"New Music / New Listening"
Lecture with special guest Nuria Schoenberg-Nono


Music by Arnold Schoenberg and others

"Lecture at home", Berlin, June 2020 (in english)


Beethoven: Sonata op. 101

Short live-sequences from lectures on works of Schubert and Ives.

Video-Icon-5Franz Schubert: Sonata D 980

Video-Icon-5Charles Ives: Concord-Sonata (The Alcotts)

Audio Clips

Excerpts from Lectures on Schumann (in English and German) and Beethoven. The complete recordings are available on CD.

Lecture (English): Schumann, Sonata op. 11, Excerpt ca. 8 min

Lecture (Deutsch): Schumann, Sonate op. 11, Ausschnitt ca. 8 min

Lecture (Deutsch): Beethoven, Klavierkonzert Nr. 1, Ausschnitt ca. 4 min

The lecture recitals can be held in German, English and Spanish.

Nuria Schoenberg Nono in Conversation with Stefan Litwin

 Arnold Schoenberg: Life Story in Encounters Luigi Nono: Life and Work

Both discussion evenings with Nuria Schoenberg Nono trace the biography of these great composers. Stefan Litwin explains and performs various compositions. Original sound bites, as well as private photos, commented by Nuria Schoenberg Nono illustrate the events.

Literature and Music with Hanns Zischler

Photo: ZDF, Walter Wehner

A new series with readings and discussions with film actor, dramaturge, director, radio play speaker, photographer, translator and essayist Hanns Zischler.

New Listening

A series of lectures in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics.
More information at: online-lecture-recital-by-stefan-litwin