Free public talk and Cello recital
Heroes of the Holocaust: Music, as Defiance at the Terezin Camp
Presented by the Dunedin Jewish Congregation, in partnership with Dunedin City Library.
Hear compelling stories about this form of defiance from Dr Laurence Sherr, an internationally recognized Holocaust music lecturer, composer, and educator. Includes his photo documentation, eyewitness videos from his survivor interviews, and musical examples. Concludes with stories of Dr Sherr’s family in Europe during the Holocaust and a live performance of his composition Elegy and Vision featuring Heleen du Plessis, cello.
Laurence Sherr’s Holocaust music educational activities are supported by a grant from SNCF America, inc.
Tuesday 6th August, 6pm, Dunningham Suite, 4th Floor, City Library