Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín


Experience the power of resilience and remembrance with Murry Sidlin’s Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín — a multimedia concert-drama that commemorates the remarkable story of courageous Jewish prisoners in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp (Terezín) during World War II who performed the ambitious Verdi Requiem while enduring the depths of human degradation. Sponsored by Temple Emanu-El and presented on Yom Hashoah by the DSO in commemoration of the Holocaust and the 80th anniversary of the liberation of Terezin, this Dallas premiere is a testament to moral courage, the strength of the human spirit, and the transcendent power of the arts. Conducted by Benjamin Loeb and featuring Defiant Requiem Foundation Founder Murry Sidlin, the Temple Emanu-El Choir, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, and soloists soprano Allison Charney, mezzo soprano Eleni Matos, tenor and bass to be announced.