Join the Jewish Community of Ojai as we commemorate Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day with special progams.
January 27th through January 31st, 2021
JCO members have the FREE opportunity to experience the New West Symphony Orchestra honoring the six million Jewish and millions of other victims of the Holocaust with music of the early 20th century and modern Jewish themes.
Rabbi Lisa will lead a special Zoom service on Friday January 29th at 6PM in honor of Yom HaShoah.
This New West concert and lecture series is FREE to all JCO members. Access links to these programs will be emailed
to you prior to their online premieres.
“Never Forget” on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 7:00 PM
This program features interview with the Violins of Hope Los Angeles Chair Susanne Reyto, “Violins of Hope” documentary and a local Holocaust survivor.
Pre-Concert Talk on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 6:00 PM
One hour program review with our favorite musicologist David Ravetch via Zoom. Participation is encouraged.
Zoom Shabbat with Rabbi Lisa on Friday, January 29. 2021 at 6:00PM
Pass Code 056728
Meet the Artists Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 7:00 PM pst
Thirty minute program featuring an exclusive interview with the members of Jerusalem Quartet.
Holocaust Remembrance: New West Symphony Concert on Sunday, January 31st, 2021 at 3:00 PM
The music of the early-mid 20th century was profoundly influenced by some of Classical Music’s greatest masters such as Johannes Brahms and was boldly looking toward international and folk influences even during the century’s darkest points. New West Symphony’s Holocaust Remembrance presentations feature New West Musicians and the internationally acclaimed Jerusalem Quartet performing an array of music illuminating vast stylistic and cultural treasures.
Michael Christie , Artistic and Music Director
Jerusalem String Quartet
Alyssa Park , violin
Members of the New West Symphony
Concert selections include:
Schulhoff | Five pieces for String Quartet
Brahms | String Quartet No. 3 in B flat major, Op. 67
John Williams | Three Pieces from Schindler’s List
Wladyslaw Szpilman Mazurka in F minor (1942)
Music for Klezmer Clarinet and Piano
This concert and lecture series is FREE to all JCO members. Access links to these programs will be emailed to you prior to their online premieres.
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