On Sunday, October 13, at 3:00 p.m., the Florida State University Symphony Orchestra will present a concert in partnership with the Holocaust Education Resource Council entitled "Music of Resistance." Inspired by the award-winning book by FSU alum James Grymes, Violins of Hope, this concert presents music that demonstrates the human will to resist against tyranny. The orchestra will perform music by Pavel Haas, Mieczysław Weinberg, Max Bruch, Bohuslav Martinu, and Dmitri Shostakovich. Cellist and FSU faculty member, Greg Sauer, will be the cello soloist for the Weinberg Cello Concerto and the Kol Nidre of Bruch. Each work illustrates a different side of artistic resistance to tyranny and human rights abuses, while demonstrating the great human courage and the will to overcome the seemingly impossible.
The University Symphony Orchestra is under the direction of Dr. Alexander Jimenez, professor of conducting and director of orchestras.
All UMA events are ticketed. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and non-FSU students, and free for current FSU students with a valid FSU ID. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact the College of Music Box Office at 850-645-7949 or visit us at music.fsu.edu/boxoffice for event-specific ticket information.
This event will be live streamed. Please visit wfsu.org/television/live-stream.php on the event date and time to access the feed.
Sunday, October 13 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall (RDCH)
222 S Copeland St., Tallahassee, FL
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