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.
The February 23rd performance is presented in collaboration with Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.
This concert is generously sponsored by:
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Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Mahler: Totenfeier (Memorial Rites)
Williams: Theme from Schindler's List
Gil Shahm, violin
Naplan: Schlof Main Kind, A Yiddish Lullaby
Brahms: Violin Concerto
Gil Shaham, violin
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