( Thu., Apr. 12, 2012 )
Performed by David Russell & Julia Hwang, violins, Dmitri Shteinberg, piano, & Christina Pier, soprano
Heaton Hall, Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
The Violins of Hope concert series opens with a musical performance honoring the people who led and supported the resistance movements of World War II. [T]he concert begins with the screening of "Weapons of the Spirit," an award-winning documentary about the brave residents of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France, who saved an estimated 5,000 Jews from deportation and death during the war. Program: Shostakovich: Prelude for 2 violins and piano; Pärt: Spiegel Im Spiegel; Film Screening: Weapons of the Spirit; Tavener: Song of the Angel; Poulenc:  Poèmes de Louis Aragon; Pärt: Fratres (Brothers); & John Williams: Theme from Schindler’s List
$20, students free.