Hours of Freedom
Place & Time
Zankel Hall
New York NY USA
November 12, 2018
7:30 PM

ours of Freedom: The Story of the Terezín Composer
A benefit concert to help care for the last generation of Holocaust Survivors

Presented by The Defiant Requiem Foundation and UJA-Federation of New York.

Murry Sidlin, creator & writer
Bebe Neuwirth, narrator
Arianna Zukerman, soprano
Ann McMahon Quintero, mezzo-soprano
John Bellemer, tenor
David Kravitz, baritone
Phillip Silver, piano
Herbert Greenberg, concertmaster & solo violin
Hours of Freedom Chamber Players

Hours of Freedom: The Story of the Terezín Composer showcases music by fifteen composers imprisoned in the Theresienstadt (Terezín) Concentration Camp during WWII. Presented as nine chapters with titles including, “Hope,” “Fate,” “Longing” and “The Eyewitness,” this concert combines music, video, and narrative to highlight works by Viktor Ullmann, Gideon Klein, Zigmund Schul, Pavel Haas, Rudolf Karel and others. The compositions performed portray the agony and suffering of camp life, along with the inspiration, revelation and harmony that comes through music.

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