Tuesday, January 23rd, 7:30 PM, Music Hall
Eight violins, once silenced by the Holocaust will be the center of a concert featuring Cincinnati’s finest musicians. An evening of poignant music, interwoven with experiences of local Holocaust survivors and the incredible stories of the violins will provide an emotional journey not to be missed.
A once in a lifetime concert event that will prove that hope can be found in the darkest times.
Artistic Adviser: Evans Mirageas, Cincinnati Opera Artistic Director
With performances by:
Members of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, conducted by CSO Music Director Louis Langrée
Members of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra conducted by Eckart Preu
Solo performances by:
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Principal Cellist, Ilya Finkelshteyn and Keyboardist, Michael Chertock
Violinist, Giora Schmidt and Pianist, Elena Kholodova
Ariel Quartet Members Violinists, Gershon Gerchikov and Alexandra Kazovsky
Baritone, Simon Barrad and Pianist, Kseniia Polstiankina
We thank the following for their major support in bringing Violins of Hope to Cincinnati:
Wilbur & Miriam Cohen
Steve & Carol Boymel
In partnership with: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Museum Center, Linton Chamber Music Series, Mayerson JCC, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati Arts Association, WGUC, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Jewish Federation of Cincinnati