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Orchestra of Exiles

Arturo Toscanini Fights Fascism and Supports Orchestra

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The most famous musician of all, Arturo Toscanini, joined Bronislaw Huberman in the effort to save Jewish musicians from the Nazis' persecution. By associating himself with Huberman's project to start a new orchestra in Palestine, the conductor drew publicity to the cause. He volunteered to conduct the first season of the Palestine Symphony Orchestra in 1936-37.

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The First Concert

The First Concert

Hear the music conductor Arturo Toscanini chose for the orchestra's first concert and see the first-ever co...

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Huberman's Dream

Famous figures from the classical music world talk about what drove Bronislaw Huberman.

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The Greatest Violinist

Bronislaw Huberman was one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century.

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The Power of Music

Zubin Mehta, Pinchas Zukerman and others speak about the importance of music to community.

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Orchestra of Exiles Trailer

The documentary "Orchestra of Exiles" premieres on PBS on April 14, 2013, at 10 pm.

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