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Gesher Music Festival: Beyond the Trenches
August 17, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
In our third annual partnership with the Missouri History Museum, Gesher explores music from the World War I era. From America to Europe, the homefront to the trenches, you’ll learn the stories behind the music from Gesher Artistic Director Sara Sitzer and hear live performances by the talented Gesher artists! Come early and view the World War I: Missouri and The Great War exhibit in the atrium just outside of the auditorium at the Museum.
KREISLER Toy Soldier’s March
STRAVINSKY L’Histoire du Soldat for Trio
DEBUSSY Noël des enfants
BERG 7 Early Songs
KORNGOLD Suite, Op. 23
I. BERLIN “I’ve Got My Captain Working for Me Now”
ELGAR Piano Quintet
Thursday, August 17 at 7:30pm | FREE | Missouri History Museum
About the Program:
Gesher Music Festival: War and Peace
In its 7th season, the Gesher Music Festival presents music and stories reflecting the Jewish experience which illuminate our common humanity even in times of conflict.