VIOLINS OF HOPE
Gil Shaham with The Festival Orchestra
Sunday, February 24, 2019 03:00 PM
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VIOLINS OF HOPE

VIOLINS OF HOPE: Gil Shaham with The Festival Orchestra


Festival Orchestra Week concludes with the Violins of Hope, featuring a rare collection of restored violins from the Holocaust. Performing on instruments recovered from the Holocaust, the Orchestra will offer a program that honors the history, musicians and music of that time.  As guest soloist, world-renowned violinist Gil Shaham performs Brahms’ virtuosic Violin Concerto and the Theme from Schindler’s List (John Williams).  The concert also includes Beethoven’s Leonore Overture, Gustav Mahler’s Totenfeier, and Schlof Main Kind, A Yiddish Lullaby by Allan Naplan. 


This concert is generously sponsored by:
M
ona Crandell


TICKET PRICES: $86; $71; $57; $44


PROGRAM:
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Mahler: Totenfeier (Memorial Rites)
Intermission 
Williams: Theme from Schindler's List 
Naplan: Schlof Main Kind, A Yiddish Lullaby 
Brahms: Violin Concerto


Violins of Hope, a project of the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix, is a community collaboration of music, education and exhibition featuring violins of the Holocaust.  For more information, check out www.violinsofhopephoenix.com


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Gil Shaham performing first movement of Brahms Violins Concerto




Restoring hope by repairing violins of the Holocaust



Mahler Totenfeier (Memorial Rites)



La Casa de Cristo Church Venue