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Concert: Remembrance Music by Laurence Sherr

Concert: Remembrance Music by Laurence Sherr

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When:

  • Tue 30 Jul, 7:00pm

Where:

New Zealand School of Music, Gate 7, Victoria University of Wellington, Kelburn, Wellington

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Featuring Dr Sherr's media presentation about the historical connections in each of his works with performances by:

Inbal Megiddo, cello; Margaret Medlyn, mezzo-soprano; Debbie Rawson, clarinet; Jian Liu, piano; Leonard Sakofsy, percussion; Donald Maurice, conductor.

Performances and lectures featuring Laurence Sherr’s Holocaust remembrance compositions and research have been given in the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, England, Norway, Italy, San Marino, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, and North America. His Music of Resistance and Survival Project features his cello sonata, and two compositions utilize poetry by Holocaust survivor Nelly Sachs. Sherr is Composer-in-Residence at Kennesaw State University, where he developed a Music and the Holocaust course.

Website: ksuweb.kennesaw.edu/~lsherr/

Laurence Sherr's Holocaust music educational activities are supported by a grant from SNCF America, Inc.

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