The Women’s Orchestra at Auschwitz: Sonatas and Survivor Testimony

Appalachian State University’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies invites the public to a presentation by Anna Lasker-Wallfisch (London, England), one of the few remaining survivors of the Women’s Orchestra at Auschwitz. Her talk will take place at Grandfather Mountain Ballroom, Room 137, in ASU's Plemmons Student Union (263 Locust Street) on Wednesday, July 25. The talk will begin at 10:00 am. 

Her testimony will be preceded by an evening performance of sonatas by W. A. Mozart, F. Schumann and J. Brahms the SS forced the orchestra to perform as well as pieces by Jewish composers the women played as an act of spiritual resistance. Performed by faculty and students from the Hayes School of Music, Milligan College and Wake Forest University, the event will take place at the Recital Hall of the Broyhill Music Center (813 Rivers Street, on the ASu campus) on Tuesday, July 24, beginning at 7:00 pm.

The Women’s Orchestra at Auschwitz: Sonatas and Survivor Testimony
Published: Jul 9, 2018 10:05am

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