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Film and recital Refuge in Music: Terezín

composed program
classical music
Date: 23.02.2014 17:00
Venue: Judiska FörsamlingenWahrendorffsgatan 3, 103 91 Stockholm
Description:

Screening of the documentary film, which pays tribute to an important Jewish composers and musicians imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp Theresienstadt. The film brings not only the testimony of surviving prisoners, pianist Alice Herz-Sommer and guitarist Coco Schumann, but also footage from the concert of works by Karl Švenka, Ilse Weber, Pavel Haas, Erwin Schulhoff and other Jewish composers who suffered during the Nazi occupation of Bohemia and Moravia . The evening will culminate with a recital of the songs performed by the Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie van Otter.

Soloists:

Anne Sofie van Otter - mezzosoprán/mezzo-soprano

Organized by: Czech Centre StockholmVillagatan 21, 114 32 Stockholmhttp://stockholm.czechcentres.cz/