Etienne Gara and his LA-based self-conducted chamber orchestra, Delirium Musicum, will perform a program rooted in the traditions passed on by the great masters, to build a future filled with hope and resilience. They’ll perform on some of the finest rescued instruments from the Holocaust, and bring their delirious love for sharing music through a selection of old and new musical gems including pieces by Johannes Brahms, Philip Glass, as well as an homage to by their composer-in-residence, Gianluca Bersanetti.
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Thursday, November 18, 2021, 7PM
Temple Ahavat Shalom
Music has the power to heal and bring hope.
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EXHIBITION OPENING SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2PM
The exhibition opening will feature live music performed on one of these unique instruments and a historical presentation by Susanne Reyto, Chair of Violins of Hope, Los Angeles County. The exhibition is generously supported by GRoW @ Annenberg. Holocaust Museum LA presents Violins of Hope, an exhibit featuring restored instruments that survived the Holocaust. Renowned Tel Aviv violinmakers Amnon and Avshalom Weinstein returned music to these instruments, each possessing a unique story of survival.
November 21 to January 8, 2022
Sat-Thurs 10am to 5pm
Friday 10am to 2pm
Closed December 24/25
Friday, December 3, 2021
Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
Please call or email to reserve to register:
Saturday, December 4, 2021, 8PM
California State University, Fresno
Department of Music Concert Hall
The Fresno State Symphony Orchestra is the California State University, Fresno Symphony Orchestra, a students ensemble.
Concert featuring Limor Toren-Immerman on violin. The program includes:
Bloch, Baal-Shem: Three Picture of Chassidic Life
Williams, Three Pieces from Schindler's List
Hindemith, Symphony, Mathis der Maler
Employees And Seniors: $12
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
7 to 9PM
Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel, Westwood
Celebrating it's 100-year history and remembering beloved Cantor Behar, the Sephardic Temple is proud to host a Violins of Hope concert, featuring violins played during the Holocaust. The historic instruments stand as a testament to resilience, now more than ever, in their triumphant return.
Sunday, December 12, 2021, 7pm
The Soraya, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA
Celebratory Concert with Dr Noreen Green leading the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony, with Lindsay Deutsch violin soloist and Barry Gold cello soloist. The concert will open with Schindler’s List Suite from the Academy and Grammy Award-winning score by composer John Williams, with dynamic violinist Lindsay Deutsch as soloist. LAJS Principal Cellist and Los Angeles Philharmonic player Barry Gold will perform the rhapsodic cello solo in Max Bruch’s Kol Nidre, which draws inspiration from the traditional Jewish melody. Deutsch returns to the stage for Ernest Bloch’s Baal Shem: Three Pictures of Hassidic Life, an exotic tryptic that probes the underlying spirit of Hassidic devotion. The evening concludes with Sid Robinovitch’s rousing Suite for Klezmer Band and Orchestra. All programs and artists subject to change.
Friday, December 17, 2021 , 7PM
3400 Michelson Drive, Irvine, CA
Shabbat services, led by Rabbi Rachlis and Cantor Braier dedicated to Violins of Hope. Followed by concert performed by Shabbat Alive and High Holiday violinist, Chris Woods and Synagogue members Julie Metz on violin and Karen Knecht on piano. Susanne Reyto, Chair of the Violins of Hope, will speak about the Israeli violinmakers, Amnon and Avshi Weinstein, who have devoted the last 20 years to locating and restoring violins of the Holocaust as a tribute to those who were lost, as their contribution to humanity. Today, these violins not only serve as powerful reminders of an unimaginable experience, but also reinforce key lessons of tolerance, inclusion and diversity that are essential for today and for future generations
Saturday, December 18, 2021
Concerts at 6PM and 8PM
Hosted by the Jewish Collaborative of Orange County and Chamber Music OC, featuring the talents of CMOC's faculty and students, playing Violins of Hope instruments. Live concerts will be streamed from CMOC's state-of-the-art performance space.
Individual Tickets start at $54
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Proof of vaccination will be required to attend the in-person performances.
Saturday, January 8, 2022, 8PM
Long Beach Theater Terrace
Featuring Liv Redpath, soprano, Teresa Buchholz, mezzo, Jason Francisco, tenor, Mark Walters, baritone, the Long Beach Camerata Singers, Niv Ashkenazi, violin, Cécilia Tsan, cello. Performing John Williams “Hatikvah” from Munich and Theme from Schindler’s List, Niv Ashkenazi violin, Bruch: Kol Nidrei, Cécilia Tsan cello, Mozart Requiem with the Long Beach Camerata Singers.
Sunday, January 9, 2022, 3PM
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Intimate Chamber Concert and song cycles, featuring James Grymes, author, Teresa Buchholz, soprano, Niv Ashkenazi, violin and Avshi Weinstein, founder. Performed by musicians of the Long Beach Symphony playing instruments from the Violins of Hope Collection. Works include: Barber Adagio for Strings, Bach Concert for Two Violins, Vivaldi Concerto for Four Violins, and music from the Holocaust by Ilse Weber, Szymon Laks, Karel Svenk, Jack Yellen/Lew Pollack.
Tuesday, January 4, 2022, 8PM
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Complimentary wine reception at 6:30PM in BP Hall
Members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic with Violins of Hope. Full program TBD.
Monday, January 10, 2022
7:30PM, Los Angeles
Address to be provided upon registration
Book signing and Lecture by Dr James Grymes, author of "Violins of Hope, Instruments of Hope and Liberation to Mankind’s Darkest Hour." Musicologist/author James A. Grymes will discuss his book, followed by a mini-concert.
Thursday, January 13, 2022, 7PM
Irvine Hebrew Day School, 1500 East 17th Street,
Santa Ana, CA. 92705.
Irvine Hebrew Day School is honored to host the Violins of Hope in partnership with the Orange County School of the Arts. Dr. Nicholaus Yee, will be conducting more than 50 OCSA students playing the rescued and refurbished instruments in Irvine Hebrew Day School's state-of-art concert hall. The program will highlight some musical pieces that will inspire and connect us more deeply to these treasured instruments. We welcome guests of all ages to join us in this uplifting and deeply moving opportunity to pass on the Jewish legacy. Tickets will go on sale on November 11th, may be purchased in advance for reserved seating. Due to the ongoing COVID policy, guests will be seated with a space between every seat in the concert hall. Handicap seating is available. For further information, please contact Tammy Keces, at Irvine Hebrew Day School at 949-478-6818 or email email@example.com.
Saturday, January 15, 2022, 7PM
10750 Ohio Avenue, Los Angeles 90024
All are invited to learn the History of the Violins of Hope followed by a concert.
Ticket information coming soon
Saturday, January 29, 2022, 8PM
Maestro Carlo Ponti and LAV join Violins of Hope for a celebration of Jewish music and history through the artistry of young violinists, performing on storied violins played during the Holocaust. Celebrate the unifying power of music in this unique and emotional tribute!
Darius Milhaud – Symphoniette, Op.363
John Williams – Three Pieces From Schindler’s List
Felix Mendelsssohn –Sinfonia No.9 In C Major
Rest assured that all venues will adhere to City COVID-19 guidelines to ensure the safety of all our patrons and performers.
From Silence to Sound, Holocaust History with violin performance Fresno School District assembly, presentation and discussion about the restored violins and their owners.
Program will be on the History of the Holocaust with orchestra students playing the Violins of Hope.
Chamber Music | OC hosts Susanne Reyto for a special presentation specifically for young musicians from its renowned Pre-College Program, as well as from area organizations and schools. This presentation offers a unique opportunity for the next generation of musicians to learn about these historic instruments, their stories, and the transformative power of music.
History through Music and the restored Violins of Hope.
Holocaust history with music played on the Violins of Hope instruments.
Students will learn the history of the Holocaust through the Violins and their owner's experiences.
Violins of the Shoah: Instruments of hope and liberation stories which celebrate the triumph of the human spirit.