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Pittsburgh Remembers: Reclaiming the Voices of Suppressed Jewish Composers of the Nazi Era; A Concert Honoring The Victims of The Massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


This Concert will feature music written by Jewish Composers suppressed in the Nazi era and played by the Clarion Quartet. It is meant to honor the memory of those whose lives were taken at the Tree of Life Synagogues.

The Clarion Quartet musicians are all members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and are dedicated to playing music of composers who were suppressed: https://www.clarionquartet.com/

The concert will be professionally livestreamed and recorded in real time via Youtube from Kresge Hall in the College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University.

The event is sponsored by the Jack Buncher Chair in Jewish Studies in the Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University and co-sponsored by: The School of Music in the School of Fine Arts at CMU; Dietrich College of Humanities & Socal Scienes at CMU; The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh; Classrooms without Borders.


Sunday, Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m. (pre-concert program); 7 p.m. (concert); 8:30 p.m. (post-concert discussion), Remote

6:30 p.m. –  Music and Memory: Honoring Victims and Survivors of the Massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue.

Introductory Comments by Rabbi Myers of the Tree of Life Congregation; Professor Deane Root and Rabbi Doris Dyen of Dor Hadash Congregation; Stephen Cohen, Co-President of New Light Congregation; and Maestro Manfred Honeck of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. youtube.com/carnegiemellonmusic

o    7:00 p.m – Concert live streamed from Kresge Hall youtube.com/carnegiemellonmusic

o    8:30 p.m. – Performing the Suppressed Music of the Nazi Era: A Roundtable Discussion with the Clarion Quartet; Michal Rose Friedman, Jack Buncher Professor of Jewish Studies at Carnegie Mellon University; and Robert Elias, President of the OREL Foundation in Los Angeles. youtube.com/carnegiemellonmusic


October 25
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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This project was supported by PCCD Subgrant #2020 VV 01 33242, awarded by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) and the US Department of Justice Programs. Opinions, findings and conclusions expressed within this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of PCCD or the Department of Justice Programs.


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