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OPERETTA IN EXILE: THE MUSIC SILENCED BY THE THIRD REICH
Part of TEATRON: Chicago’s Jewish Theatre Festival. Folks Operetta will showcase OPERETTA IN EXILE: THE MUSIC SILENCED BY THE THIRD REICH, This multi-media concert explores the world of librettists and composers who either perished or were forced into exile by the Nazis, and features songs from operettas by Leo Ascher, Emmerich Kálmán, Jean Gilbert, Paul Abrahám, Robert Stolz, Franz Lehár, and Leon Jessel. The concert features a narrator, five singers, a small chamber ensemble and images from Jewish artists during the Second World War.