Category: Travel

RYBA MUSEUM

RYBA MUSEUM Should you happen to approach Rozmital pod Tremsmem from the south-west, by the road from Nepomuk and Klatovy, you may be surprised to see a sign by the …

LIVADlC MUSEUM

LIVADlC MUSEUM You can’t easily miss the composer Ferdo Livadic if you visit the Croatian town of Samobor, just a dozen kilometres west of Zagreb, close to the Slovenian border. …

WEBER MUSEUM

WEBER MUSEUM The birthplace of Carl Maria von Weber in Eutin, 100 km north-east of Hamburg, while certainly not a museum, commemorates the composer in a particularly delightful way: the …

SCHIKANEDER MUSEUM

SCHIKANEDER MUSEUM Emanuel Schikaneder is best known as the librettist of Mozart’s Die Zauberflote and its first Papageno. He was also an actor, impresario and composer, although his surviving compositions …

SCHUTZ MUSEUM

SCHUTZ MUSEUM Heinrich Schutz is the earliest German composer to whom museums have been dedicated. There are two, both inaugurated in 1985 to mark the 400th anniversary of his birth. …

PADEREWSKI MUSEUM

PADEREWSKI MUSEUM Not many musicians become prime ministers. Ignacy Jan Paderewski, born in Kurylowka, in Podolia (now in Ukraine), in 1860, used his international standing as pianist and composer to …

WILDGANS MUSEUM

WILDGANS MUSEUM Modling, one of Beethoven’s favourite summer resorts (see Beethoven), remains high among the most pleasant Viennese suburbs or satellite regions. There, in a house on a hill behind …