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Voices from the Holocaust, Remembered

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Gideon Klein and James Simon


Sunday, January 26, 2019 at 1:00pm


Performers: Dr. Molly Jones and Dr. Tiffany Lu


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Dr. Molly Jones will give a musical presentation about the lives and legacies of two Jewish composers, Gideon Klein and James Simon, who were deported to Theresienstadt concentration camp. She will perform Simon’s Arioso for Solo Cello and Dr. Tiffany Lu, violinist, will join her for a performance of Klein’s Duo for Violin and Cello.


About Dr. Jones:


Dr. Molly Jones enjoys a versatile career as an orchestral and chamber musician, soloist, and teacher. She is the Assistant Principal Cellist of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra and Section Cellist in the Akron Symphony. Molly regularly performs as a substitute with the National Symphony Orchestra. As soloist, she most recently performed Elgar’s Cello Concerto with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic. Additionally, she is co-founder of Lumino Festival, a one-week restorative retreat in Connecticut for young professional musicians.


Molly received her Doctor of Musical Arts in Cello Performance from the University of Maryland. Her dissertation was titled “Voices from the Holocaust, Remembered: Selected Works for Cello.” She has presented her research at numerous synagogues in Maryland.


This program is part of our JMM Live: Jewish Folk Life Festival. To see all programs related to the Festival, please click here.



January 26
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm