The title track of this extraordinary release includes a dramatic requiem for viola and orchestra that has been called the finest composition for that combination since the Walton concerto and was the winner of the 1995 Prize of ACUM, Israel.
The world premiere of Requiem “The Holocaust” for Viola & Symphony Orchestra took place at the Memorial evening dedicated to the Babiy Yar tragedy (Kiev, 2.10.2001, soloist – Rainer Moog). In 2008 this work was performed in Wellington, New Zealand at the Concert of Remembrance 70th Anniversary of Kristallnach.
The Live recording based on a concert presented in memory of the 70th Anniversary of Kristallnacht and features leading New Zealand soloist, Professor Donald Maurice from the New Zealand School of Music with the the Vector Wellington Orchestra under direction of conductor, Marc Taddai.
The booklet for this CD is in English and Hebrew.