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Sparks of Glory: Farewell, Auschwitz
MOR's "Sparks of Glory" series of free-concerts-with-commentary returns April 19th at SAM featuring Jake Heggie's Farewell, Auschwitz (MOR commission).
Spring Concert: The Yellow Ticket
Klezmer and the silver screen come together when Alicia Svigals of The Klezmatics, joined by Marilyn Lerner and Laura DeLuca, perform the World Premiere of Svigal’s new score to a screening of the classic 1918 silent film "The Yellow Ticket" starring Pola Negri. Commissioned by Music of Remembrance.
Sparks of Glory On Mercer & Bainbridge Islands
MOR's "Sparks of Glory" series of free-concerts-with-commentary continues April 23rd on Mercer Island and April 25th on Bainbridge Island.
Give BIG for MOR
Give BIG on May 6th! Make a gift to MOR on the Seattle Foundation's website on Tuesday, May 6th, and we will be eligible for a portion of matching funds from the Seattle Foundation!
Spring Concert: May 12, 2014
MOR's Spring Concert also features the World Premiere of Lori Laitman’s song cycle, "In Sleep The World Is Yours," setting the poetry of Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger, who died at 18 in a Nazi labor camp. Commissioned by Music of Remembrance.
Listen to Ela
Holocaust survivor Ela Stein Weissberger, who played the Cat in all 55 performances, discusses what it was like to perform Brundibár in Terezín.
Read Seth Shapiro's exclusive article on Music of Remembrance in the recent online B'nai B'rith Magazine! Also, keep up with all the latest News about Music of Remembrance's concerts, grants and more.
For a Look or a Touch, available on CD
Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s “brilliant, moving work” (American Record Guide) is based on the true story of two gay teenage lovers the Holocaust tore apart forever. Also, "In Memoriam" by Gerard Schwarz and Lori Laitman’s "The Seed of Dream."
"The Boys of Terezín" Screening News!
Read more about "The Boys of Terezín" documentary and upcoming screenings.
Vedem, Now on CD
Now their story can be heard the world over. Lori Laitman's oratorio, featuring the poetry of the boys of Terezín, is now available on Naxos.