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Nov 9, 2020 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

ONLINE | Kristallnacht and Its Aftermath

Remembering Terezin: A Tribute to the Artists who Perished in the Holocaust. In commemoration of Kristallnacht (Nov 9-Nov 10 1938) Mannes Sounds Festival in partnership with the Center for Jewish History, the American Society for Jewish Music, the Leo Baeck Institute and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research presents “Kristallnacht and Its Aftermath”.





Monday, November 9, 2020. 7:30 PM to 9:00PM (EST), Online


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Founded in 1999 by Pavlina Dokovska, chair of the Mannes Piano department, the Mannes Sounds Festival presents more than 20 concerts annually performed by young artists from Mannes, the School of Jazz and Contemporary Music and the School of Drama as well as master classes and lectures by distinguished faculty members and renowned guest artists. It is one of the outstanding components of the Mannes performance program. The events are held at various prestigious concert venues and cultural institutions throughout New York City. 


1. Viktor Ullman: Brezulinka Yiddish Songs, op. 53 for Mezzo-Soprano and Piano

"Berjoskele" ("The Little Birch") and "Margarithelech" ("Little Margaret") 

2. Gideon Klein: Piano Sonata No. 1    

3. Pavel Haas: Selections from 7 Songs in Folk Style, op.18

4. Hans Krasa: Dance (Tanec) for String Trio

5. Lori Laitman: I Never Saw Another Butterfly (based on children’s poetry from Terezin) 

6. Poem Recitations: Peter Kien: “Under the Walls of Babylon” & Ilse Weber:” Letter to my Son”

7. Excerpt from the film The Last Flight of Petr Ginz with remarks by director Sandra Dickson 

8. Interview with Eva Ginz 

9. Introduction of Echoes from the Darkness: Messages from the Terezin Diaries of Petr and Eva Ginz 

10. John Califra: Two Arias from Echoes from the Darkness: Messages from the Terezin Diaries of Petr and Eva Ginz: “Remembering Prague” for Tenor and Piano and “Beyond His Tender Years” for Soprano and Piano

11. Erwin Schulhoff: Divertissement for oboe, clarinet and bassoon: Overture, Burlesca, Romanzero, Charleston, Rondino-Finale

Presented by College of Performing Arts' Mannes Sounds Festival and the Center for Jewish History.



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Nov 9, 2020 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM


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