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‘moses and Aaron’ Opera Success in Germany; Anti-semites Noisy

A performance of Arnold Schonberg’s opera, “Moses and Aaron,” last night, as one of the events of the West Berlin Festival Week, enchanted most of the audience.

A small group which protested noisily against the opera was described by Walter Karsch, West Berlin Daily Tagenspiegel critic, as anti-Semitic. He wrote that the anti-Semitic outbursts were aimed not only at Schonberg and his opera but also against the conductor, Herman Scherchen, a Jew.