'Music Reborn' Concert Brings Historical Perspective to Cultural Center
The concert will feature music that was suppressed decades ago.
This just in from the Carrollwood Cultural Center:
The Carrollwood Cultural Center proudly presents MUSIC REBORN at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3.
MUSIC REBORN is a project focusing on the research, performance, and preservation of music suppressed by the Nazis during the first of the 20th Century. This includes both Jewish and non-Jewish composers from across Europe, many of whom were conservatory-trained and internationally acclaimed prior to the reign of the Third Reich. Their music encompasses a wide variety of musical styles and genres. It is a common misconception that music related in any way to the Holocaust is morbid or melancholy, when in fact, the opposite is often the case.
Despite their attempt to thwart creativity and artistic freedom, the Nazis were unsuccessful at eliminating music as a means of self-expression. They did, however, destroy countless manuscripts and altered or ended the careers of composers, teachers and performers.
Some composers fled for their lives, but many were murdered and persecuted. Much of the music that survived remains unpublished, or has fallen into obscurity. The musical world is beginning to realize how much of 20th Century repertoire was lost, and ultimately, never came to be. MUSIC REBORN is dedicated to the goal of revisiting a lost generation of composers by preserving and playing their works.
Said Nancy Rubenstein, founder of MUSIC REBORN: “The saddest part is the music which never came to be because of the talented lives cut short. I just hope that this music gets mainstreamed and appreciated more on its own merit, not just because it’s a novelty.”
When: Saturday, November 3 at 8pm
Advanced Tickets: $18 members / $22 non-members / $20 seniors (65+)
Day-of-Show Tickets: $20 members / $24 non-members / $22 seniors (65+)
All performances will be at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, located at 4537 Lowell Road in Tampa. Tickets can be purchased at the box office, online at www.CarrollwoodCenter.org, or by calling (813) 269-1310.