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The Kechì Kinnor of the Multiethnic Orchestra of Arezzo for the Day of Remembrance


The journey of the Arezzo orchestra to recollect the Holocaust and commemorate the victims of the Nazi-fascist Holocaust in reminiscence of January 27, 1945, the date of the liberation of the Auschwitz focus camp, will begin from Helsinki, Finland

The Multiethnic Orchestra of Arezzo, with its Soloists, is again on the highway to recollect the Holocaust and commemorate the victims of the Nazi-fascist Holocaust and the extermination of over 15 million “undesirables” between 1933 and 1945: Jews, Slavs of Jap Europeans, Afro-Germans, political opponents, Freemasons, Roma, Sinti, Jenish, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Pentecostals, homosexuals and the bodily and/or mentally handicapped. A crucial journey that may start Thursday 19 January at 18:00 on the German Church in Helsinki, for a Day of Remembrance to not be forgotten, in reminiscence of that January 27, 1945 when Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz focus camp.

The Multiethnic Orchestra of Arezzo, with its story of the Italy of a thousand cultures, minorities and variations, will carry out in Finland with the live performance entitled “Kechì Kinnòr (take the violin)”, a mission by Enrico Fink for a treasured assembly event desired by the Italian Cultural Institute of Helsinki and the German Evangelical-Lutheran Congregation. By means of the songs of Jewish traditions in Italy, the lengthy historical past of a minority that has been current within the peninsula for greater than two thousand years will subsequently come to life, even within the Finnish capital. A narrative of coexistence but additionally of compelled separation, of ghettos but additionally of alternate and collaboration; a narrative whose contradictions culminate in these hundred years between two centuries, through which Jews go from reaching full citizenship and equality earlier than the legislation, to being the item of essentially the most heated persecution.


The protagonists of the occasion, produced by Officine della Cultura with the contribution of the Ministry of Tradition and the Tuscany Area, can be Enrico Fink (voice, flute), Luca Baldini (bass), Massimiliano Dragoni (psaltery, percussion), Massimo Ferri (guitar, bouzouki), Gianni Micheli (bass clarinet) and Mariel Tahiraj (violin).

Again in Italy the present “Kechì Kinnòr (take the violin)” will attain Vercelli (January 23), Florence (January 26), Forte dei Marmi (January 27) and Assisi (January 30) in a dialogue not solely with the night viewers however with main and secondary college college students who at the moment are bearers of a generational expertise through which the residing, day by day and in lots of circumstances acquainted presence with those that needed to expertise the Holocaust on their very own pores and skin, a few years later, is turning into increasingly distant making it much more crucial to satisfy those that, of that reminiscence, have turn out to be the bearer and narrative voice.

Lastly, the sextet of the Soloists of the Multiethnic Orchestra of Arezzo, once more on the event of Memorial Day 2023, will carry out in Pistoia on Sunday 29 January at 5 pm on the event of the evaluation “Le parole di Hurbinek”, within the present “The three nights of ’43 | Giorgio Bassani, Florestano Vancini and Guido Fink”, written by Enrico Fink and produced by Officine della Cultura to inform one of many darkest pages of our historical past. Ferrara, November 15, 1943. The fascist squads perform a roundup of Jews and anti-fascists which culminates with the bloodbath of the Estense Fortress in what’s now known as Corso Martiri della Libertà. The present reconstructs the concern of that evening and the silences that adopted it, taking its cue from direct testimonies (specifically that of Guido Fink, the writer’s father), from the story “An evening in ’43” by Giorgio Bassani, from the movie which stated Florestano Vancini. The result’s a path in music and phrase round one of many darkest pages of our historical past, a really well timed reflection on an emblematic episode of Italian obligations throughout fascism. “The troublesome a part of remembrance is just not remembering the victims, honoring them with tombstones and commemorations. It’s not trying with apparent, human pity on the our bodies of these martyrs underneath the low wall, in entrance of the citadel. The troublesome half is to roll the digicam, because it occurs within the movie; and take a look at the executioners, and acknowledge them for what they’re. Our”.


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