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The Lost Chord: May 8 - Erben Legends


Karel Jaromir Erben (1811-1870) served as a kind of Brothers Grimm to the Czech people. Erben synthesized works based on traditional and folkloric themes into gruesome ballads full of witches, goblins, and ghosts. Antonín Dvořák wrote a surprising number of works inspired by Erben’s dak fairy tales. Tune in for body parts galore in “The Golden Spinning Wheel” and the spine-tingling graveyard finale from “The Spectre’s Bride,” this Sunday at 10 pm.