The KSU Bailey School of Music, in collaboration with the KSU Museum of History and Holocaust Education, present music and commentary to commemorate Kristallnacht. Guest baritone soloist Cory Schantz will join conductor Samuel Miller and the KSU Chamber Singers for Laurence Sherr’s “Fugitive Footsteps,” a remembrance work on the poetry of Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate Nelly Sachs. Jesús Castro-Balbi, cello, Nathan Munson, tenor, Judy Cole, piano, and John Warren, clarinet, will perform works by Sherr, Lori Laitman, and Jake Heggie, composers featured in the Gallery Guide for the Museum of History and Holocaust Education exhibit “Words, Music, Memory: (Re)Presenting Voices of the Holocaust.” The exhibit, which will be on display at the event, focuses on poetry and diary excerpts of people who witnessed the Holocaust and whose words live on through preservation, musical composition, and performance. Speakers include Catherine Lewis and Adina Langer from the Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Rabbi Joseph Prass from the Breman Museum, and Laurence Sherr.+ More... - Less...
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