That Their Memory Be Blessed. For the Victims: The Tree of Life Temple, Pittsburgh, PA, for string orchestra by Jerome N. Margolis (composed: October 30, 2018) premiered by the Orchestra Regionale Filarmonia Veneta conducted by Davide Casali.
Sala Montefiore, Old Ghetto, Venice, Italy. Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 6:30 pm; free admission.
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In the photo below: Contemporary American composer Jerome N. Margolis.
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 Margolis donated this unpublished and previously unperformed score to the ICAMus Special Collections, as part of a major donation of his music manuscripts, which initiated an international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.
In the image below: Conductor Davide Casali, a specialist of Jewish and Holocaust music, artistic director of the Festival Viktor Ullmann.
Conductor Davide Casali is a renowned Jewish and Holocaust music specialist. The world première performance of this unpublished work is a collaboration of Davide Casali and the Festival Viktor Ullmann with ICAMus and with the composer.
Festival Viktor Ullmann - Concerto Dell’Orchestra Regionale Filarmonia Veneta - Direttore Davide Casali - Sala Montefiore, Ghetto Vecchio, Venezia - Sunday, January 12, 2020, 6:30 pm - Free admission.
Works by Marc Lavry (1903-1967), Vito Levi (1899-2002), Karl Weigl (1881-1949), Hendrik Andriessen (1892-1981), Jerome N. Margolis (born in 1941).
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.