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01/13/2020

Success for the première performance of “That Their Memory Be Blessed. For the Victims: The Tree of Life Temple, Pittsburgh, PA” by Jerome N. Margolis, conducted by Davide Casali in Venice. Photos from the concert.

Photos from the première performance of That Their Memory Be Blessed. For the Victims: The Tree of Life Temple, Pittsburgh, PA, for string orchestra by Jerome N. Margolis (composed: 2018). The Orchestra Regionale Filarmonia Veneta was conducted by Davide Casali, as part of the Festival Viktor Ullmann. Sala Montefiore, Old Ghetto, Venice, Italy, January 12, 2020. The performance of this unpublished work was a collaboration of Davide Casali and the Festival Viktor Ullmann with ICAMus and with the composer.

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In the photo above and in the two photos below: Davide Casali, a specialist of Jewish and Holocaust music, artistic director of the Festival Viktor Ullmann, conducting the Orchestra Regionale Filarmonia Veneta in That Their Memory Be Blessed. For the Victims: The Tree of Life Temple, Pittsburgh, PA by Jerome N. Margolis, in conclusion of a rare program featuring works by Marc Lavry (1903-1967), Vito Levi (1899-2002), Karl Weigl (1881-1949) and Hendrik Andriessen (1892-1981).

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In the image below: Poster/Flyer for the January 12, 2020 concert in Venice conducted by Davide Casali, featuring That Their Memory Be Blessed. For the Victims: The Tree of Life Temple, Pittsburgh, PA, for string orchestra, by American composer Jerome N. Margolis.

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Jerome N. Margolis (born in 1941) wrote That Their Memory Be Blessed in the aftermath of the Pittsburgh Synagogue mass shooting that took place on October 27, 2018. 

In 2019, Dr. Margolis donated this unpublished and previously unperformed score to the ICAMus Special Collections, as part of a major donation of his music manuscripts, which initiated an international project for the performance of his works.

Conductor Davide Casali is a renowned Jewish-and-Holocaust-music specialist, and the director of the festival Viktor Ullmann. The world première performance of this unpublished work was a collaboration of Davide Casali and the Festival Viktor Ullmann with ICAMus and with the composer.

Learn more about the performance of That Their Memory Be Blessed in Venice and read/download the detailed program ON THIS PAGE.

The Festival Viktor Ullmann Website.

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