Leaving Home: Music of World War II

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Sunday, November 10, 2013, 4PM

The Center for the Arts at the Armory

Featuring Violinist Irina Muresanu

Violin Concerto in A minor

Concerto for Orchestra

Overture to Der Zerbrochene Krug

Antonín Dvořák

Béla Bartók

Viktor Ullmann


This program also includes Pavel Haas’ Study for Strings David L. Post‘s Fantasia on a Virtual Chorale for String Orchestra.


The CSO explores the powerful legacy of composers influenced by Dvorak’s generation, whose music responded to a world overtaken by war. Viktor Ullmann and Pavel Haas composed in the concentration camp at Terezin; Bela Bartok wrote his final work after fleeing his homeland of Hungary.


This concert is presented in collaboration with The Terezin Music Foundation.