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Archbishop Dolan Attends Kennedy Center Performance of the Defiant Requiem

October 6, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 5, 2010

 
ARCHBISHOP DOLAN ATTENDS KENNEDY CENTER PERFORMANCE OF THE DEFIANT REQUIEM
The Most Reverend Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York, and Co-chair and Moderator of Jewish Affairs for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, will attend a performance of the Defiant Requiem by Verdi and speak at an event immediately following the concert on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
The performance, which tells the story of Jewish prisoners who performed Verdi’s Requiem Mass at Theresienstadt Concentration Camp, is a multi-media event combining the music of Verdi with testimonies of concentration camp survivors and footage from the original Nazi propaganda film about the camp.
For more information visit www.defiantrequiem.org or www.kennedy-center.org.
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