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Violins of Hope
Sunday, March 22, 2020
$59 – $109
The Violins of Hope collection will make the journey from Tel Aviv to Los Angeles, in an unprecedented collaboration between The Soraya, the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, four Southern California symphony orchestras, and Chair Susanne Reyto. The Soraya will present three concerts featuring the violins, with an Opening concert on March 22 featuring the LA Jewish Symphony, followed by Israeli conductor Lahav Shani leading the Rotterdam Philharmonic, and concluding with the Jerusalem Quartet on April 5. New West Symphony, The LA Lawyers Symphony, and Long Beach Symphony will host the violins in concerts at other venues throughout the region, reaching audiences across the region.
Violins of Hope, Los Angeles County will open on March 22 at The Soraya with violinist Lindsay Deutsch and the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony. Deutsch is a charismatic and captivating presence. She will join conductor Dr. Noreen Green to present a multi-media concert. Deutsch will play on one of the finest of the rescued violins, performing the Hatikvah theme from its soundtrack, the famous violin solos from the Schindler’s List Suite, and Ernest Bloch’s Baal Shem Suite, which concludes with a joyous dance movement. The second half of the concert will resume with Deutsch playing one of the klezmer violins from the collection in a rousing performance of Suite for Klezmer Band and Orchestra by Sid Robinovitch.
Please note: This is a community event not planned by The Jewish Federation.