Actress and scholar Judy Winnick will perform as Alice Herz-Sommer in a one-act play entitled, Music and Hope: The Life of Alice Herz-Sommer.
Alice Herz-Sommer (1903-2014) was a world renowned Jewish Czech concert pianist who performed over a hundred concerts for her fellow prisoners in the Theresienstadt (Terezin) Concentration Camp, giving them beauty and hope.
Date: October 26
Agenda: 4:00-7:15 PM
4-5 PM: Registration, hors d’oeuvres and exhibits
5-5:45 PM: Holocaust educator presentations
5:45-6 PM: Break
6-7:15 PM: Judy Winnick as Alice Herz-Sommer. Q&A follows performance.
Event: 14th Holocaust Institute of the Quad Cities
Performer: Judy Winnick portrays Alice Herz-Sommer
Location: St. Ambrose University’s Rogakski Center (518 Locust St., Davenport, IA 52803)
Admission: Free and open to students, educators and the general public