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Beyond All Memories – The Semer Ensemble and the Rescued Treasure of Jewish Musical Life in Nazi Berlin

Beyond all memories

Beyond all memories, © Adam Berry

04.11.2020 - Article

We hope you can join us at this free event!

Join us in remembering Kristallnacht, the “Night of Broken Glass”. On November 9 to November 10, 1938, Nazis in Germany torched synagogues, vandalized Jewish homes, schools and businesses, killing many Jews.

This program presents a film screening and discussion about a treasury of Jewish music destroyed during Kristallnacht that was almost forgotten – but miraculously found!

Participants

• Dr. Alan Bern, Director Semer Ensemble
• Sasha Lurje, Singer Semer Ensemble
• Dr. Rainer Lotz, Music Historian and Discographer

With Greetings by

• Emily Haber, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the US
• Sabine Sparwasser, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Canada

Moderator

Laila Biali, Multi-award winning Canadian singer-songwriter, pianist and CBC Radio national host

This event is being presented by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in the US, the Embassy and Consulates of the Federal Republic of Germany in Canada and Liberation 75.

Venue: Virtual event
Date: Monday, 09.11.2020
Time:  2 PM EST

Register here

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