Concert for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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WHY IS IT WORTH GOING TO THE CONCERT FOR INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST memorial DAY AND THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF AUSCHWITZ'S LIBERATION?

1. To commemorate the victims of the Holocaust.
2. To hear the first performance in Odessa of Symphony No. 21 "Kadish" by Weinberg.
3. Enjoy a vibrant game by Israeli pianist Amir Katz.

There are events in the history of history that cannot be forgotten, that must be remembered and remembered. That is why the orchestra together with People's Artist of Ukraine Hobart Earle prepared a concert for the International Holocaust Memorial Day, as well as for the 75th anniversary of Auschwitz's liberation.

These terrifying events have forced the whole world to look again at the problems of the value of human life, outlook and peace. The problem of collective memory, which leads to the constant repetition of humanity's mistakes, tries, among other things, to carry out, through culture, its chronicle, chronicle of feelings and experiences, to transmit and make clear to the new generation not only the facts, but also to realize the terrible losses and sacrifices of humanity. Music is not only an ornament in our lives, but also a monument of events and a compass for the future.

The concert will feature Mozart's Maurische Trauermusik, Piano Concerto No. 2 and the Chopin Orchestra and the huge «Kaddish» by Weinberg Symphony No. 21, which is dedicated to the memory of those killed in the Warsaw ghetto.

Symphony No. 21 "Kaddish" by Weinberg is the composer's latest completed symphony, his creative will, dedicated to the memory of the dead, and completes a number of his Holocaust-related works.

Soloists - Amir Katz and Ksenia Bahritdinova.

Amir Katz is an Israeli pianist living and working in Germany. He started playing music at the age of 11, at the age of 15 he won the first national performing competition. Further he studied in Munich with Alice Virsaladze and Michael Schaefer, and also passed master classes of Leon Fleischer, Karl Ulrich Schnabel, Murray Perei. In 1993, he won the Cleveland International Pianist Competition and also won competitions in Barcelona and Dortmund.

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