Leo Borchard at the conductor’s stand. Private photograph, Karin Friedrich Archive, Gauting
Sunday, 22 Oct
Book Presentation

11 am

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Der Dirigent, der nicht mitspielte.
Leo Borchard 1899–1945

With Matthias Sträßner, Habakuk Traber and Barbara Schieb 

Welcome: Daniela Reinhold

In German 

Free admission

Bertolt Brecht and Walter Benjamin playing chess, 1934, Skovsbostrand, Denmark, Photographer unknown © Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Bertolt-Brecht-Archiv
Wednesday, 25 Oct
Exhibition Opening

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Benjamin and Brecht.
Thinking in Extremes

Exhibition opening with Jeanine Meerapfel, Erdmut Wizisla, Corinna Harfouch, Hanns Zischler and Peter Thiessen

In German 

Free admission

Bertolt Brecht and Walter Benjamin playing chess, 1934, Skovsbostrand, Denmark, Photographer unknown © Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Bertolt-Brecht-Archiv
26 Oct – 28 Jan
Exhibition

Benjamin and Brecht.
Thinking in Extremes

Tue – Sun, 11 am – 7 pm

€ 9/6
Free admission for under 18s and Tuesdays from 3 pm

Guided tours:
Tue 5 pm
Sun 12 noon
€ 3 plus exhibition ticket

In German and English