May be of interest to CANZ members in Wellington:
VECTOR WELLINGTON ORCHESTRA LISTING
CONCERT OF REMEMBRANCE – 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF KRISTALLNACHT
Sunday 9 November, Michael Fowler Centre 7.30pm
‘Kristallnacht’ or Night of Broken Glass refers to 9 November 1938 when organised anti-Jewish riots began in Germany and Austria. Vector Wellington Orchestra begins the world-wide commemorations of this significant event.
The VWO will play Brahms’ German Requiem and Israeli composer Boris Pigovat’s poignant Holocaust Requiem, written in remembrance of his grandparents and aunt – victims of the Babiy Yar massacre. Pigovat is making a special trip to New Zealand to be present for the performance.
BRAHMS Ein Deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem)
BORIS PIGOVAT The Holocaust Requiem
Marc Taddei – Conductor
Donald Maurice – Viola
Jenny Wollerman – Soprano
Jared Holt – Baritone
Orpheus Choir – Michael Fulcher, Music Director
Tickets from Ticketek 0800 842 538 (Service fee will apply)
For more information please see www.wellingtonorchestra.co.nz