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Gideon's Suitcase

Gideon's SuitcasePianist David Kaplan celebrates the 100th birthday of pianist/composer Gideon Klein, who died in Auschwitz. Kaplan plays works Klein championed by Mozart, Schoenberg and Janácek. Lyris Quartet and Jacaranda Winds perform music well hidden in a suitcase until discovered in 1990.

Pianist/composer Gideon Klein entrusted his sister with a suitcase of his scores before the Nazis captured him. She hid the suitcase so well that the scores weren’t discovered until 1990. Pianist David Kaplan will perform works that Klein championed in the concert hall, as well as his piano sonata composed in Terezin, on his actual 100th birthday. Lyris Quartet and Jacaranda Winds join to perform a program of Klein’s most important works, including the haunting final Partita.

Presenter / Producer: Jacarandamusic

Listed Categories
Music > Classical
Music > Chamber Music
Music > Contemporary Classical / New Music

Event Phone: 213-483-0216

First Pres of Santa Monica
1220 2nd Street
Santa Monica CA 90401

LA - Hollywood / Westside

Performance Dates: 12/7/2019
Saturday, 12/07/2019

Performance Times
8pm, preconcert Sanctuary Series discussion at 7

Ticket Information:
$45 adult
$20 student & fixed income

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