Jocelyn Pook

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2014

Drawing Life, a Jewish Music Institute (JMI) production composed by Jocelyn Pook, is inspired by a collection of poems and drawings made by children imprisoned in Terezin. This was a preview performance of a powerful new classical work commissioned by JMI to mark the 70th anniversary of the commencement of the camp's liquidation by the Nazis. The song cycle with live music and video was followed by a discussion of the work's genesis and ideas. Pook was joined on stage by JMI's Artistic Director Sophie Solomon, performers and Terezin survivor Zdenka Fantlova, 92.   

A new commission by the Jewish Music Institute. Supported by Arts Council England, PRS for Music Foundation and private donors. Winner of the Performing Rights Society David Bedford Award for Musical Education.

Saturday, 22 February 2014

Drawing Life, a Jewish Music Institute (JMI) production composed by Jocelyn Pook, is inspired by a collection of poems and drawings made by children imprisoned in Terezin. This was a preview performance of a powerful new classical work commissioned by JMI to mark the 70th anniversary of the commencement of the camp's liquidation by the Nazis. The song cycle with live music and video was followed by a discussion of the work's genesis and ideas. Pook was joined on stage by JMI's Artistic Director Sophie Solomon, performers and Terezin survivor Zdenka Fantlova, 92.    

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