Voices of the Holocaust

 


Sheridan Seyfried
composer

Voices of the Holocaust is an arrangement of music written during the Holocaust in the ghettos and concentration camps. It comprises 22 songs structured as a dramatic cantata in five parts. The work is 80 minutes long and is Voices of the Holocaust Conductor, Cicero Alves Filho, Brazilscored for SATB Chorus, SATB soloists, children's choir, string quartet, piano, flute and oboe.

Voices was commissioned by Philip Klein and the State College Choral Society (Russ Shelley, music director) and was premiered by the SCCS in November 2004. It has since been performed several times in Brazil (Sao Paulo, Salvador, and Rio de Janeiro) where it was prepared by Cicero Alves Filho.

SCCS recorded the work in 2006. The recording is commercially available from the State College Choral Society website.
 

Listen to excerpts of "Voices"

 

"Geto"

"Moments of Hope"

"Babi Yar"

 

 

Recent Performance

 

"Voices of the Holocaust" was performed May 6th, 2007 at 4 PM, Church of the Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia by the State College Choral Society.  To order a recording, please visit:  http://www.scchoralsociety.org/about.html 

 

 

Articles in Advance of 5/6/07 Performance

Montgomery Newspapers

The Jewish Exponent

 


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