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Violins of Hope: Hope in Resistance: Music and Stories Inspired by the Resistance Movement


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( 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

Program

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: [2] Poèmes de Louis Aragon; Pärt: Fratres (Brothers); & John Williams: Theme from Schindler’s List

Cost

$20, students free.

More information

704-372-1000

Dates

  • Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 8:00 PM