||Holocaust Day of Remembrance
RELEASED: March 10, 2005
DANVILLE, KYA Day of Remembrance and Connection, featuring music, film and a panel discussion on the Holocaust, is Monday, March 14, at 3 p.m. in Newlin Hall at Centres Norton Center for the Arts. Thomas McCollough, Rodes Professor of Religion at Centre, will be the moderator. The days program is free and open to the public.
3 p.m. Historical Perspective: Art and Music in the Terezín Concentration Camp
Mark Ludwig, director of the Terezin Chamber Music Foundation and a violist in the Boston Symphony Orchestra
4 p.m. Music as Resistance: Two Survivors Who Performed in the Terezín Concentration Camp
Edgar Krasa, a Holocaust survivor, was related to Hans Krasa, composer of the childrens opera Brundibar, and performed in a number of musical performances at the Terezín Concentration Camp
Ela Weissberger is a survivor of the Terezin Concentration Camp. As a young girl she performed the role of Cat in more than 50 performances of the childrens opera Brundibar, including the performance filmed for the Nazi propaganda film The Führer Gives a Town to the Jews.
5 p.m. Preserving a Legacy
Vojtech Blodig, a noted Holocaust historian and deputy director of the Terezin Memorial in the Czech Republic
Piotr Setkiewicz, the author of numerous published articles on the Holocaust and senior curator in the Research Department of the State Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland
6 p.m. Dinnerfree to the public, but reservations required. Call the Norton Center box office (859) 236-4692.
7:30 p.m. Evening Program
Film: Terezín: Revival and Resistance
Hitler used their art, music, and creative spirit in an attempt to hide the Holocaust. But in the end, he created a memorial to the very people he despised. Terezin to the Czechs. Theresienstadt to Germans. This is their true story.
When I Am Silent by Joan Varner
A song for the girl at Auschwitz
Danville Childrens Choir
Bruce Richardson, Director
Elizabeth Wolfe, Accompanist
Flowers of Terezín by Thomas Oboe Lee
Kentucky Premiere of a New Choral Work
The Danville Childrens Choir
The Girls Choir and Boys of the Choir of Men and Boys
Christ Church Cathedral, Lexington, Kentucky
John Cummins, Choirmaster
Performed by the children and Ela Weissberger
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