Defiant Requiem: Voices of Resistance

Premiered April 2013

In the spring of 1944, a handpicked group of Nazi officers was treated to an unusual performance by inmates in a concentration camp. What appeared to be a soaring rendition of a choral masterpiece was intended as a subversive condemnation of the Nazis and a desperate message to the outside world. In the face of horrific living conditions, slave labor and the constant threat of deportation to Ausch

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Defiant Requiem: Voices of Resistance

70 Years Later the Requiem Returns

Listen to the performance of Verdi’s Requiem at Terezin, the former concentration camp.

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70 Years Later the Requiem Returns

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