Western Wind Goes to Australia Preview
Send The Western Wind Off ToAustralia !
Join us for a special preview performance
for The Sydney Australia Jewish Museum
Saturday, March 10, 2012 • 8:00 PM
Temple Ansche Chesed, 251 West 100th Street , NYC • 5th Floor
“"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
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@...
Reserve online: http://www.westernwind.org/March10.htm
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 Culural Affairs