“In Memory of the Holocaust Victims” concert
The State Museum at Majdanek and the Henryk Wieniawski Lublin Philharmonic cordially invite on 4 November, 6 pm., to symphonic concert “In Memory of the Holocaust Victims.” It is organized on the 75th anniversary of operation “Erntefest” (“Harvest Festival”), in course of which on 3-4 November 1943 Germans shot 42 thousand Jews in the concentration camp at Majdanek and in labor camps in Trawniki and Poniatowa.
The concert closes the series of events commemorating the 75th anniversary of the extermination of Jews committed by the Third Reich in 1942-1943 under the codename “Aktion Reinhardt.” More information on this killing operation can be found here: http://www.majdanek.eu/en/page/75__rocznica__aktion_reinhardt/186
The concert has received honorary patronage of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Culture and National Heritage prof. dr hab. Piotr Gliński. During the concert, the exhibition of works by Joseph Richter “Drawings on the Scraps of Life” depicting Nazi persecutions and extermination of Jews in the Lublin region.
Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959)
Memorial to Lidice H.296
Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996)
Violin Concerto in G Minor Op. 67
Ernest Bloch (1880-1959)
Three Jewish Poems
Symphonic Orchestra of the Henryk Wieniawski Lublin Philharmonic
Irmina Trynkos – violin
Piotr Wajrak – conductor
Admission is free.