Nov 9: Holocaust concert

Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic Concert Part of City Wide Holocaust Project. Maestro Ronald Zollman leads the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic in a performance of works by prominent European-Jewish composers whose music was banned during the Nazi regime at 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 9 in the Carnegie Music Hall of Oakland.

The performance is part of the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project, a month-long collaborative effort with a variety of Pittsburgh organizations that creates educational programming to inspire dialogue about the Holocaust. Noel Zahler, head of the School of Music, believes that the concert emphasizes the role of musical compositions as historical legacies. "Bringing the music together for this concert is just one more way to reaffirm the important role music plays in the lives of individuals, regions and the global community," Zahler said. "Many people who had been victims of genocide still performed and composed music, and those who witnessed the atrocities from afar also reacted musically. Bringing these works to life for a new generation is our obligation."

Tickets for this concert are $5 for general admission, $4 for senior citizens, and free to all college students with valid ID. For more information, read the press release.

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