You are invited to the Kristallnacht commemoratio
An evening of rarely heard music performed by members of the NZ School of Music and the NZ Symphony Orchestra, who have put together an excellent selection of music written in ghettos, concentration camps, and post war. The programme includes the world premier of Richard Fuchs’ Song for Simeon and the NZ premier of Lori Laitman’s Vedem Songs. This concert is about human experience told in music.
Friends & volunteers $25
Complimentary drink served upon arrival
Tickets available on Ticketek, and can also be purchased at the Michael Fowler Centre Box office.
This event is open to the public and all are welcome. This commemoration is a fundraiser for the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand. We hope you are able to join us and bring friends to this commemoration.
Programme for the evening:
Herbert Zipper – Dachaulied
Cantoris with Thomas Nikora
Mieczyslaw Weinberg - First movement from Cello Sonata
Lucy Gjisbers and Thomas Nikora
Lori Laitman - Four Vedem Songs for mezzo, clarinet and piano
Margaret Medlyn, Debbie Rawson and Jian Liu
Boris Pigovat - Strings of Love for viola d'amore, guitar and cello
Archi d'Amore Zelanda: Donald Maurice, Jane Curry and Inbal Megiddo
Viktor Ullman - Finale from the Emperor of Atlantis
Shayna Tweed, Margaret Medlyn, Declan Cudd, Roger Wilson and Jian Liu
Laurence Sherr - Cello Sonata
Inbal Megiddo and Jian Liu
Richard Fuchs - Song for Simeon
James Clayton and Jian Liu
Gideon Klein - String Trio
Yury Gezentsvey, Peter Barber and David Chickering