Pro Musica Hebraica is devoted to presenting Jewish classical music — much of it lost, forgotten, or rarely performed — in a concert-hall setting. On November 18, 2008, the ARC Ensemble of Canada’s Royal Conservatory of Music presents works by Mieczysław Weinberg, Szymon Laks, and Sergei Prokofiev all composed in the aftermath of world war.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
The Terrace Theater
The Kennedy Center
ARC is the ensemble-in-residence of Canada’s Royal Conservatory of Music; its members are all soloists and chamber musicians and senior faculty members of the Glenn Gould School, the Conservatory’s professional training division. Since its creation in 2002, ARC has presented a number of highly successful concert series and symposia in Toronto, including explorations of music of the Holocaust – Music Reborn; programmes of British chamber music from the early 20th century, and a series devoted to chamber music by film composers – Reel Music. These projects have all been broadcast by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and by National Public Radio, throughout North America.