Holocaust Remembrance presented by Michael Christie and New West Symphony

Holocaust Remembrance presented by Michael Christie and New West Symphony

Sunday, 31 January 2021, 8.00pm

Coinciding with International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the New West Symphony’s Holocaust Remembrance programming begins Wednesday January 27, 2021 and runs through January 31, 2021. The mini-festival will take place in four unique presentations featuring touching historical context and music of the late 19th and early 20th centuries and today, culminating with musicians from the New West Symphony and the internationally acclaimed Jerusalem Quartet performing an array of music illuminating vast stylistic and cultural treasures on January 31. Artistic and Music Director Michael Christie curated all of the programs and will be available for a live chat during each segment.

Erwin Schulhoff | Five pieces for String Quartet
Jerusalem String Quartet

Johannes Brahms | String Quartet No. 3 in B flat major, Op. 67
Jerusalem String Quartet

John Williams | Three Pieces from Schindler’s List
Alyssa Park, violin, New West Symphony Concertmaster
Daniel Vnukowski, piano

Wladyslaw Szpilman | Mazurka in F minor (1942)
Daniel Vnukowski, piano

Mieczslaw Weinberg | Sonata No. 1 for Viola, Adagio Op. 107
Philip Triggs, New West Symphony Principal Viola

Béla Kovács | Sholem-alekhim, rov Feldman! for Klezmer Clarinet and Piano
Joshua Ranz, New West Symphony Principal Clarinet
Daniel Vnukowski, piano

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