Art From Ashes

Art From Ashes

Art From Ashes - International Holocaust Remembrance Day Concert

Monday, January 22, 2024 at 5:30 pm 

To honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 79th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, MOR joins forces with the young talents of the University of Washington Chamber Orchestra, the Northwest Boychoir and Seattle Girls Choir in a special program of music and words honoring the millions whose lives were taken. Free. Reserved seating, reservations required.

Important ticket information:
     Pick up your tickets at Will Call at the Benaroya Box Office the day of the concert.
     Reservations are limited to 2 tickets per party. Please call (206) 365-7770 if you need more than 2 tickets for your party. 
     Seats are assigned, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Full Program:

Franz Schreker
Featuring the University of Washington Chamber Orchestra
David Rahbee, conductor

Ernest Bloch From Jewish Life, 1924

Seohyun Hwang, violin
2022 David Tonkonogui Memorial Award recipient

Auschwitz Tango and Zál Tango
Arranged by Bruce Rosenblum

Gideon Klein

Duo for Violin and Cello
Tokuji Miyasaka, violin         Leyna Kitahama, cello
2021 David Tonkonogui Memorial Award recipients

Viktor Ullmann
Choral Arrangements of Yiddish Songs
Northwest Boychoir and Seattle Girls Choir

Jake Heggie
Farewell, Auschwitz from Out of Darkness (2016)
Poetry written in Auschwitz by Krystyna Zywulska
Arrangement for child voices
Northwest Boychoir and Seattle Girls Choir, Prime Voci
Jacob Winkler, artistic director       Sarri Sharif Doyle, artistic director

Music of Remembrance Ensemble
Mikhail Shmidt, violin; Laura DeLuca, clarinet; Walter Gray, cello; Jon Green, double bass; Mina Miller, piano
Megan Parker, soprano; Karen Early Evans, mezzo-soprano; Erich Parce, baritone