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Homage to Szymon Laks, London, UK, Jan 16

Homage to Szymon Laks (1901 - 1983)

Jacqueline Cole piano

Sunday 16 January
5pm, Wigmore Hall
36 Wigmore Street, London W1U 2BP
Tel: 020 7935 2141

Szymon Laks studied in Warsaw and Paris and after deportation, survived though his music - becoming violinist and conductor of the Auschwitz II Men's Orchestra. This concert will present two UK Premiere's of Laks works for solo piano written almost immediately after his liberation and return to 'political exile' in Paris 1945 and also works by Haas, Chopin, Ullmann, Schul, Messiaen

Victor Ullmann Foundation in association with JMI
Sponsors: Clive M Marks FCA and the Polish Cultural Institute, London UK

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