IHC Music is proud to present the pre-concert discussion “Verdi and the “Defiant” Requiem—the Unique Connection Between Verdi’s Masterpiece and the Holocaust” at Butler University on March 1, at 6:45pm. It will take place at Clowes Memorial Hall in the Krannert Room (Lobby lower level).
Cantor Aviva Marer will join conductor Dr. Eric Stark (Butler University, Indianapolis Symphonic Choir) to discuss the compelling story of how prisoners of the Terezin concentration camp gave multiple performances of Verdi’s Requiem during the Holocaust. Both will dive deeper into this moving account, and how works of art acquire new meaning even after their initial creation.
The pre-concert talk, and the concert itself, are free and open to the public.
You can read more about the performance here.
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