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BJMF: Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Memorial Concert: Vilna Poems & Akoka, Berkeley, CA, 9 Mar 2013

28th Jewish Music Festival - Berkeley - San Francisco

image from brochureVilna Poems and Akoka: The End of Time
Marking the 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Saturday, March 9, 8:00 PM
Thrust Stage, Berkeley Repertory Theater,
2025 Addison St.,
Berkeley, CA

$26 General, $24 Seniors, Students, and JCCEB Members
Discounts for advance purchases available online or over the phone.
Brown Paper Tickets phone support is available 24/7: 1-800-838-3006
More info: www.jewishmusicfestival.org/events/david-krakauer-matt-haimovitz

World premiere of Vilna Poems, a song cycle set to works by the great Yiddish poet Avrom Sutskever, composed by David Garner in memory of Sylvie Braitman. With Akoka, a project inspired by Olivier Messaien's Quartet for the End of Time and developed by world-renowned cellist Matt Haimovitz and klezmer/jazz/classical clarinetist David Krakauer. With soprano Lisa Delan, pianists Kristin Pankonin and Kathleen Tagg, and violinist Kay Stern.

Co-sponsored by the Judaica Collection of the Doe-Moffitt Libraries, UC-Berkeley.

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