The Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra Presents Banished Genius: Emigre Composers in America at Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
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The KCO returns to the Museum to herald the opening of the exhibition Against the Odds: American Jews and the Rescue of Europe's Refugees. Featuring music by Kurt Weill, Arnold Schoenberg, Erich Zeisl, and others, the program focuses on work by composers forced into exile, many of whom enthusiastically embraced the music of their adopted land.
Against the Odds: American Jews & the Rescue of Europe's Refugees, 1933-1941 - 05/21/13 - 02/15/15
A Town Known as Auschwitz: The Life and Death of a Jewish Community - 05/16/14 - 05/16/15