Film, Video Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps

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Title
Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps
Summary
The Master Chorale of Washington, in partnership with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, presented the "Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps," a work based on the songs and letters written by Nazi concentration camp prisoners. The cantata, composed and conducted by Donald McCullough, stands as a tribute to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust. The program included selected readings from the collections of the Veterans History Project.
Event Date
November 15, 2005
Notes
-  Composer, arranger and conductor Donald McCullough is the music director for The Master Chorale of Washington, a symphonic chorus with a core of professional singers that presents a concert series in The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. McCullough's compositions and arrangements are performed by choirs throughout the U.S. and Europe.
-  The Master Chorale of Washington has served the Greater Washington D.C. Area for the past 38 years by performing high quality, engaging choral art experiences in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall through its own subscription series and as the guest chorus for a variety of arts organizations. Following the model of the world's finest choruses, the Master Chorale of Washington is the only symphonic-sized chorus in the Greater Washington Community that employs a complement of professional choristers and associate professional choristers within its strictly auditioned and extremely talented volunteer base.
Related Resources
Veterans History Project: http://www.loc.gov/vets
Running Time
1 hours, 11 minutes, 39 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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