Around the Town - Violins of Hope

Join us for a special Around the Town string quartet concert featuring a selection of violins from Violins of Hope performing music of interned Jewish composers and Klezmer.

Violins of Hope is a project of concerts based on a private collection of violins, violas, and cellos all collected since the end of World War II. Many of the instruments belonged to Jews before and during the war and were donated by or purchased from survivors. Some of the instruments carry Stars of David as decorations and some are decorated with six-sided stars that were added by the original violin makers. 

All of the Violins of Hope instruments have a common denominator: they are symbols of hope and a way to say: remember me, remember us. Life is good, celebrate it for those who perished, for those who survived. For all people.

Experience the talented musicians from your ISO perform on these historic instruments of hope!

Friday, September 8, 2023 @ 12:00 PM
Temple Israel | 1140 W Governor St, Springfield, IL

ISO String Quartet will feature:
Ji-Myung Kim, Violin; Ion-Alexandru Malaimare, Violin; Julia Lin, Viola; and Nai-Chien Yo, Cello

Szymon Laks String Quartet No. 3
Hans Krasa String Trio
Viktor Ullman String Quartet No. 3

Our FREE Around the Town Chamber Concert series is a unique, engaging chamber music experience that allows YOU, the audience, a chance to get to know our musicians in an intimate setting. The series offers audiences of all ages an opportunity to experience a diverse repertoire of music in a variety of settings. From churches to historical sites to libraries to art galleries or online, this series offers something for everyone!

Springfield Venue Temple Israel

1140 W. Governor, Springfield, IL 62704

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