Defiant Requiem: Voices of Resistance Screening Hosted by: The Brennan-Goldman Institute, WXXI, and The Little Theatre

When: Tue., April 23, 7 p.m. 2013

In the spring of 1944, a handpicked group of Nazi officers was treated to an unusual performance by inmates in a concentration camp. What appeared to be a soaring rendition of a choral masterpiece was intended as a subversive condemnation of the Nazis and a desperate message to the outside world. In the face of horrific living conditions, slave labor and the constant threat of deportation to Auschwitz, the Jewish inmates of Terezin concentration camp — artists, musicians, poets and writers — fought back with art and music.

Price: Free