Cellist Professor Tzvi Plesser
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Holocaust-era instruments to play again in Berlin

Restored violins and other instruments from pre-World War Two Germany will make music once again when they are played in the German parliament on 27 January to mark International Holocaust day.

Some of the salvaged pieces belonged to survivors or victims who perished at the hands of the Nazis.

Here you can listen to a clip of cellist Prof Tzvi Plesser of the Jerusalem Music Academy playing a version of the Jewish Kol Nidre melody, which was performed by the Auschwitz orchestra and will be played in Berlin.

  • 26 Jan 2015
  • From the section Europe
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