TIKVAH ORATORIO: A Concert of Hope, Peace & Remembrance An evening length MultiMedia work composed and conceived by Burton Beerman, award-winning American Jewish composer, scored for chorus, narrator, soprano voice, saxophone quartet, dance ensemble and film inspired by the memoirs of living Holocaust survivor and Torah Scholar, Philip Markowicz, (now 88). The Oratorio has received numerous performances at various venues throughout North America to critical acclaim and standing ovations.
TIKVAH Oratorio is not about the horrors of the Holocaust but it is about the hope for the future and survival of the present that makes up Judaism’s 4000 year history.” The TIKVAH Oratorio speaks to the human ability to survive and to thrive despite horrific and abhorrent events and conditions in the past. We are honored to have Rabbi Gutman present the narration as part of the performance. as well as the stunning virtuoso performers of the Red Clay Saxophone Quartet, joined by the amazingly beautiful voice of Lindsay Kesselman, Bill Young's Chamber Singers, and the mesmerizing Brianna Taylor Dance Ensemble. The evocative thought proving Staging will be designed by David Holley of the Greensboro Opera.
Sponsor: UNCG School of Music, Theatre, and Dance & College of Visual and Performing Arts