Babi Yar Remembered

Monument to Babi Yar victims in Kiev
Yevtushenko and Shostakovich in Word and Song
Date and Time: 
September 27, 2006 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
The Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place

Commemorate the 65th anniversary of Babi Yar (the 1941 Jewish Massacre in Kiev) with a reading by the poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko and the world premiere of Dimitri Shostakovich's two-piano version of Symphony No. 13, Babi Yar, performed with an all-male chorus and bass soloist, transcribed especially for the Museum from Shostakovich's original manuscript. With Misha & Cipa Dichter, piano; Valentin Peytchinov, bass soloist; and Patrick Gardner, conductor

Just prior to this event, Yevtushenko will meet with a small group in seminar format, beginning at 4:00. Click here for details.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations