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Violins of Hope:

Verdi’s Requiem

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Sunday, October 23 2022
2:30pm
Merrill Auditorium

Program

BRUCH: Kol Nidrei for Violoncello & Orchestra, op. 47

WILLIAMS: Theme from Schindler’s List

VERDI: Messa da Requiem

All artists, programs and dates are subject to change.

Violins of Hope is a concert project featuring a private collection of violins, violas and cellos, housed in Israel. All of the instruments were owned by Jewish people during the Holocaust, and were collected following World War II. The PSO’s Violins of Hope Maine will commemorate the 80th anniversary of the resistance of the Terezín prisoners. PSO string players will perform on these special instruments, a 60 piece collection, during Verdi’s Requiem concert.

This concert will be filmed for release on Portland Symphony TV.


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Leann Sandel-Pantaleo mezzo soprano

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Raúl Melo tenor

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Mark Walters bass

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Violins of Hope Maine will include a month of education and community events in collaboration with many community partners and will culminate with two PSO performances of Verdi’s Requiem, under the baton of PSO Music Director Eckart Preu.

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