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  • Defiant Requiem: Voices of Resistance

Defiant Requiem: Voices of Resistance | Defiant Requiem: Voices of Resistance | PBS

Duration: 01:26:46 (Full Program)
Program: Defiant Requiem: Voices of Resistance
Broadcast Date: Apr. 8, 2013

In the face of horrific living conditions, starvation and the threat of deportation to Auschwitz, the Jewish inmates of Terezin concentration camp — artists, musicians, poets and writers — fought back … with art and music. Led by conductor Raphael Schachter, they re-imagined a Catholic liturgical work, Verdi’s Requiem, as a condemnation of the Nazis.

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Post Date: April 8, 2013