A stirring testament to the strength of the human spirit and the power of music, Violins of Hope comprise a collection of instruments that tell remarkable stories of the defiance, resilience, and legacy of Jewish musicians during the Holocaust, and of the Israeli violinmaker dedicated to bringing these inspirational Strings of the Holocaust back to life.
A Stunning Exhibit of the Strings of the Holocaust
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"As long as they had their violins, they still had hope." ~ Dr. James Grymes, Author, Violins of Hope
The Viola by Carl Zach
The Erich Weininger Violin
The Jacob Hakkert Violin
Attend performances, exhibits, and activities throughout Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne Philharmonic: Violins of Hope
Andrew Constantine, conductor
Igor Yuzefovich, violin
Sixteen violins that survived the Holocaust. Three composers banned by the Nazis. Violins of Hope tell stories of defiance, resilience, and legacy, a testament to the power of music.
Bricht – Verwehte Blätter, Op. 18b (8 Small Pieces for Orchestra)
Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
Williams – Main Theme from Schindler’s List
Mahler – Symphony No. 1 in D major, “Titan”