27 2019

Artistic Responses on the Holocaust and Other Acts of Persecution

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

St. Catharines JCC 190 Church Street
St. Catharines, ON

$ Cost $ 5.00

Lecture and Brunch

Robert Cooper, CM, artistic director of Chorus Niagara will talk about musical responses to the events of the Holocaust and other periods of persecution and discrimination leading into an examination of A Child of Our Time written by Michael Tippett in response to the events leading up to Kristallnacht. This piece will be the focus of the Chorus Niagara concert at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre the following Saturday night.

Robert Cooper, CM is one of Canada's foremost choral musicians, the choral director of Chorus Niagara and the Orpheus Choir of Toronto, has taught at the University of Toronto, Faculty o Music and had the honour of conducting the National Youth Choir of Canada and A Celebration of Canadian Choral Music at Carnegie Hall

Everyone enjoys a breakfast for $5 and then listens to the guest speaker followed by questions and answers. R. S. V. P. to 905-685-6767