Kristallnacht Commemoration and Program with Dr. Tamara Reps Freeman
November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Songs of Warning, Tragedy and Resistance
On the 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass) Dr. Tamara Reps Freeman, ethnomusicologist and violist, will illuminate stories in response to this tragic event through the words and music of composers interned in the ghettos and concentration camps. Her performance includes local perspectives and the playing of archival melodies on her 1935 Joseph Bausch viola, a Holocaust relic rescued from Berlin, Germany.
Dr. Tamara Reps Freeman is the musicologist for the Association of Holocaust Organizations, a professor of Holocaust music at Montclair NJ State University, a Holocaust music educator and recitalist. Her dissertation, Using Holocaust Music to Encourage Racial Respect: An Interdisciplinary Curriculum for Grades K-12 is our country’s first, and only, Holocaust music curriculum.
FREE and Open to the Public
This event will be held in Union Terminal’s Reakirt Auditorium.