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Gideon Klein: Portrait of a Composer – Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Leeds

Written & devised: David Fligg Composer: Gideon Klein Director: Emma Gordon Reviewer: Jane Austwick To mark National Holocaust Memorial Day, we are reminded of the Centenary Year since the birth of classical music composer, Gideon Klein. Pluto Productions dramatizes Klein’s life into 70 minutes, giving the audience an insight into the heartbreaking loss that so many experienced.  Three actors create ...

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The Nash Ensemble – Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

Reviewer: Ron Simpson The Out of the Shadows festival continued with the Nash Ensemble, in typically assured and sensitive vein, playing Music in the Terezin Ghetto at the Howard Assembly Room. All the four composers whose work at Terezin (Theresienstadt in German) was represented, died in 1944 or 1945 at Terezin or another camp. So this is a tragic story; ...

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Gideon Klein: Portrait of a Composer – Holy Trinity Church, Leeds

Writer: David Fligg Translator: Hana Trojanova Director: Mark France Reviewer: Ron Simpson Out of the Shadows is a three-week festival devoted to the work and discoveries of Performing the Jewish Archive, a major international project involving, among others, the universities of Leeds and York. Its opening event celebrated Jewish achievement in the face of almost unimaginable cruelty and the vast ...

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