Orchestra of Exiles

Crossover
4:35 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

The 1930s: World Struggles, Music Lives

The film ORCHESTRA OF EXILES reveals the story of Bronislaw Huberman, the celebrated Polish violinist who helped to rescue some of the world’s greatest musicians from Nazi Germany, and helped create the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

This week on Crossover, a look at the struggles of the oppressed in the 1930s, and the music that helped people thrive despite those struggles. Join us on November 9th at 11:30 am. Our first guest is Dorit Straus, daughter of David Grunschlag, virtuoso violinist and the first concertmaster of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.  Ms. Straus speaks with Jill about her father and the events that put him in that very important concertmaster's chair.  We'll  hear two vintage recordings made in 1949 from a radio program in New York on which Mr.

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Crossover
9:03 am
Sat April 6, 2013

Drama And Comedy On Crossover: Huberman's List And Singing Pirates

Violinist Bronislaw Huberman

We've all seen the "Drama And Comedy" masks meant to depict the full range of emotions that entertainment causes us to feel.  This week's Crossover could certainly use those masks as a trademark.

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12:28 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Huberman's List: How A Violinist Saved Jewish Musicians In World War II

Violinist Bronislaw Huberman in a 1900 photo, taken when he was 18 years old.
Augustus Rischgitz Getty Images

Originally published on Thu April 4, 2013 12:25 pm

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