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Wednesday, February 16 | 7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public. No tickets.
This free concert will be conducted by world-renowned conductor Maestro Israel Yinon (Germany) and devoted entirely to the music of Jews who died in concentration camps—
Musicians from the ASU School of Music will join local singers for this concert.
MAESTRO ISRAEL YINON is an Israeli-born, award-winning conductor who has devoted his career to rediscovering lost works of composers victimized by the Nazi regime. Maestro Yinon studied at the Rubin Academy of Music and has had an illustrious conducting and recording career with many leading orchestras. His debut CD, the world-premiere recording of the symphonic works of Viktor Ullmann with the Czech Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, won the coveted German Reviewers’ Recording Prize. He conducted the concert commemorating the 50th anniversary of Yad Vashem at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, and in 2009 conducted the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert marking the anniversary of the birthday of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy whose music was banned by the Nazis.
Become a part of this unique cultural event and help to make it a great success with your financial support. Supporters at all levels will be acknowledged in honor rolls for the concert, on the Center for Jewish Studies website and in the annual Jewish Studies newsletter. http://asufoundation.org/
This concert is part of The Rediscovered Masters Series, made possible by the Center for Jewish Studies at Arizona State University, the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts School of Music at ASU and The Phoenix Symphony, in association with The OREL Foundation, and with resources from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Through concerts, lectures and films, the music of composers who were killed by the Nazis, were forced to leave Nazi-occupied Europe, or whose music was suppressed by the Nazi regime will be performed, studied and celebrated.