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May 21 Tue

Lost Childhood – Opera UCLA: Living with the Memory of Loss

Opera UCLA: Lost-Childhood
Broad Art Center

In this pre-performance discussion, explore the role of memory and trauma in understanding Lost Childhood's artistic representation of the Holocaust. Join us at 6:30pm for a conversation with the opera's Librettist Mary Azrael and composer Janice Hamer. In addition, Dr. Michael Rothberg, UCLA’s 1939 Society Samuel Goetz Chair in Holocaust Studies and author of Multidirectional Memory: Remembering the Holocaust in the Age of Decolonization, will participate in this discussion.

This program will be held in room 2160 E of the Broad Art Center at UCLA.

This event is made possible by the Lowell Milken Fund for American Jewish Music at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. It is co-sponsored by Opera UCLA and UCLA’s 1939 Society Samuel Goetz Chair in Holocaust Studies.

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