Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 5:00pm
On January 27, 1945, Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp, was liberated by the Soviet army. Seventy years later, on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, Music of Remembrance (MOR) will present a community-wide free concert to honor this important moment in history. The musical...
Sparks of Glory: Until When
Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 2:00pm
Free to the public. On February 12, SAM showcases one of the most exquisite collections of Native American art in private hands: Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection. The exhibit’s artifacts and tribal art challenge us to confront questions of how...
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 7:30pm
This spring MOR explores Jewish legends, featuring music to The Dybbuk and a complete screening of the classic 1920 silent film The Golem, accompanied by a live performance of Israeli composer Betty Olivero's exhilirating klezmer-infused score. This iconic film mirrors complex perceptions of...
Spring Concert: After Life
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 7:30pm
6:45 p.m. Meet the Composer and Librettist: Tom Cipullo and David Mason
Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein meet again – and argue about art and life – in After Life, a new MOR-commissioned opera by Tom Cipullo. Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein were towering artistic figures of the 20th century and among its most influential. Stein was one of Picasso’s...
San Francisco Debut: After Life
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 7:30pm
Vibrant program features California premiere of Heggie’s Farewell, Auschwitz, in addition to Holocaust- era works by Dauber and Beigelman Music of Remembrance (MOR) makes its San Francisco debut with After Life, a bold new MOR-commissioned opera by Tom Cipullo, on Monday, May 18, 2015 at...