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Holocaust Remembrance Concert

  • Kilbourn Hall
  • Sunday, April 27, 2014
  • 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Event Description




“A Time to Remember . . .” 

Works by Jewish composers who died in or survived the atrocities of World War II will be performed by Eastman School of Music faculty and students in a concert to mark Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day).



Bonita Boyd, flute; Katherine Ciesinski, mezzo-soprano; Russell Miller, piano; Kathleen Bride, harp; Kenneth Grant, clarinet; Bob Sneider, jazz guitar; and Renee Jolles, violin


7:30 p.m. - Kilbourn Hall

Admission: $10 (free for UR ID holders), at the door only





Suite for Oboe and Piano, Op. 17                                          Pavel Haas

            Furioso                                                                        (1899-1944)

            Con fuoco



                                            Alexandra Shatalova, oboe

                                                  Hanbo Ma, piano




Trois Chansons for Voice, Flute, and Piano              Rosalie Wertheim

            La Danse des Dieux                                                    (1888-1949)

            Les deux Flutes

            Sur les Bords du Jo-Jeh


                                    Katherine Ciesinski, mezzo-soprano

                                                Bonita Boyd, flute

                                               Russell Miller, piano




A Prayer for Peace for Clarinet and Harp                       Jerome Jolles



                                               Kenneth Grant, clarinet

                                                Kathleen Bride, harp








Two Chassidic Dances                                                     Zikmund Schul



                                                  Oleh Krysa, violin

                                                Renée Jolles, violin




Sonata for Solo Violin                                                    Erwin Schulhoff

            Allegro con fuoco                                                       (1894-1942)

            Andante sostenuto

            Scherzo: Allegretto grazioso

            Finale: Allegro risoluto


                                                Renée Jolles, violin




Jazz Survivor                                                                        John Sneider

                                                                                                     (b. 1969)


                                             Herbert Smith, trumpet

                                               Bob Sneider, guitar

                                             Danny Ziemann, bass

                                             Jeffrey Benatar, piano



Poetry Readers

(in order of appearance)


Jessica Newman

David Lyng

Alexandra Cohen

Joshua Ooms

Katherine Tepper 

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