Send The Western Wind Off To Australia!

Join us for a special preview performance

for The Sydney Australia Jewish Museum

 

We Are Still Here! (Mir Zaynen Do!)

Saturday, March 10, 2012 • 8:00 PM

Temple Ansche Chesed, 251 West 100th Street, NYC • 5th Floor

 

 width="98" height="100">“

"In the darkest days of World War II, in the midst

of cataclysmic terror and dislocation, music was a

life raft, a platform for grief and rage, giving succor,

consolation, comfort, and  fleeting moments of normality.”

 
A commemoration of the Holocaust through music and readings.

Yiddish and Chassidic folk songs

Songs of exiled composers—Kurt Weill, Paul Hindemith

Music by artists whose careers were shattered—The Comedian Harmonists

Music from the Terezin concentration camp—Gideon Klein, Viktor Ullman

Ghetto tangos

Songs of the Vilna Ghetto

Songs of the resistance

Songs of comfort and hope

 

The Western Wind

Linda Lee Jones, Elizabeth Farnum (guest artist), sopranos

William Zukof, countertenor • Todd Frizzell, David Vanderwal, tenors

Elliot Z. Levine, baritone

 

Free for Members of The Friends of The Western Wind

Suggested Contribution: $25 • $15 student/senior

 

Click Here to make the suggested contribution in advance

 

Patron’s Row $100 • Sponsor $50

(Proceeds benefit The Western Wind Arts in Education and Workshop Programs)

 

For Reservations and information

Call (212) 873-2848 or e-mail: info@westernwind.org

 

Join us for a post-concert send-off reception!

We leave for Australia on Monday, March 12, 2012.

 

This concert is made possible with public funds from the New York State

Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs