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Thanks to a generous matching challenge grant provided by Shelley and Allan Holt at The Hillside Foundation, every donation received will be matched dollar for dollar. So please make the best gift you can sinceyour gift will be DOUBLED!Many thanks for supporting The Defiant Requiem Foundation.
YOUR CONTRIBUTION WILL HELP US:
Produce live performances of Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín and Hours of Freedom: The Story of the Terezín Composer.
[Defiant Requiem] is an event not to be missed by anyone
who is willing to HAVE HIS OR HER LIFE CHANGED FOREVER.
– Leonard Slatkin, Music Director, Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Former Music Director, National Symphony Orchestra Conductor Laureate, St. Louis Symphony
Present The Rafael Schächter Institute for the Arts and Humanities annually.
When I finally arrived at Terezín, I felt I was walking with those people — I SENSED THEY WERE THERE WITH ME. I wanted to profoundly discuss with my students what Jewish life was like before the Holocaust and what was lost.
– Jennifer Baker, Schächter Fellow
Promote the award-winning documentary film Defiant Requiem.
For the viewer, what ultimately remains after watching Defiant Requiem is THE INTENSE REALITY OF WHAT SINGING VERDI’S MUSIC MEANT
to the prisoners of Terezín who had been condemned to death.
– Jason Apuzzo and Govindini Murti, The Huffington Post
Provide opportunities for Holocaust education centered on Terezín.
[Defiant Requiem] had A PROFOUND IMPACT ON MY STUDENTS,
the University of Alaska and the culture of Anchorage.
– Dr. Lee Wilkins, Professor of Violin and Orchestral Studies, University of Alaska Anchorage