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Music of Memory and Hope: a concert of remembrance and joy

Saturday February 22, 2014

Congregation Beth Israel 5600 North Braeswood Blvd., Houston, TX 77096  



Overview

HGOco presents three free concerts designed for audiences to explore aspects of HGO's The Passenger: remembrance, memory, and hope.

Music of Memory and Hope
Saturday February 22, 2014 | 7:30 p.m.

Admission is free. Please RSVP to 713.771.6221 ext. 336.


Composers Lawrence Siegel and Paul English will premiere new works about hope, featuring the words of Holocaust survivor Naomi Warren. Siegel's Nunia: A Portrait of Naomi Warren, continues Naomi's story from where it leaves off in the final movement (“I Am Here”) of his Kaddish, which was premiered in its full orchestra and chorus version by the Houston Symphony in 2010. Cantor Daniel Mutlu will sing the Kaddish from this work. “I Am a Memorial,” a poem by 2003 Warren Fellow Erin Balfour, inspired by Naomi Warren, and set to music by composer Paul English, will be performed as the concert finale.

HGOco presents three free concerts designed for audiences to explore aspects of HGO's The Passenger: remembrance, memory, and hope.

Music of Memory and Hope
Saturday February 22, 2014 | 7:30 p.m.

Admission is free. Please RSVP to 713.771.6221 ext. 336.


Composers Lawrence Siegel and Paul English will premiere new works about hope, featuring the words of Holocaust survivor Naomi Warren. Siegel's Nunia: A Portrait of Naomi Warren, continues Naomi's story from where it leaves off in the final movement (“I Am Here”) of his Kaddish, which was premiered in its full orchestra and chorus version by the Houston Symphony in 2010. Cantor Daniel Mutlu will sing the Kaddish from this work. “I Am a Memorial,” a poem by 2003 Warren Fellow Erin Balfour, inspired by Naomi Warren, and set to music by composer Paul English, will be performed as the concert finale.


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