Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín
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A production of Verdi’s Requiem that commemorates performances organized by the Jewish prisoners of the Terezín concentration camp, who performed Verdi’s Requiem as an act of defiance against the Nazis.
Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín, a profoundly moving multimedia concert-drama, combines the magnificent music of Verdi with video testimonials and narration, to tell the story of the courageous Jewish prisoners in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp (Terezín) who performed the celebrated Verdi Requiem while experiencing the depths of human degradation. With only a smuggled score, they performed the famous oratorio sixteen times, including one performance before senior SS officials fromView more
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