Тhe second of the series of concerts dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the rescue of the Bulgarian Jews during WWII with a performance of Steve Reich‘s TEHILLIM will be held on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at ORPHEUM Annex Theatre- 823 Seymour St., Vancouver.
7.00 p.m. – The event opens with the exhibition “The Power of Civil Society – Fate of the Jews in Bulgaria 1940 – 1944”, developed jointly by the State Institute of Culture at the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Center for Jewish Studies of Sofia University, presenting photographs, facsimiles and texts to explain the social, political and historical context.
7.30 p.m. – Short lecture “Holocaust Averted”.
8.00 p.m. – The centerpiece of the program is the 20th century masterpiece “Tehillim”, by the greatest living Jewish-American composer, Steve Reich.
Twenty-three of Vancouver’s top musicians under the conductor Les Dala will come together on the stage of the Orpheum Annex Theatre, to perform this unique and exciting composition. The exhibition and concert will be followed by a reception.
In the program:
Srul Irving Glick – Haleluia
Paul Ben-Haim – Lento e sotto voce
Maurice Ravel – Kaddish,
Ernst Bloch – Prayer “from Jewish Life”,
Steve Reich – Clapping Music
Steve Reich – Tehillim
Tickets: $32 adults /$24 (students & seniors)