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The Parting

Music of Remembrance

Music of Remembrance The Parting

The Parting, a new chamber opera by composer Tom Cipullo and librettist David Mason commissioned by Music of Remembrance premieres in San Francisco. Baritone Michael Mayes portrays Hungarian poet Miklos Radnoti, who is considered one of the most vital poetic witnesses to the Holocaust. Also starring mezzo soprano Catherine Cook and soprano Laura Strickling. Directed by Erich Parce and conducted by Alastair Willis. The program will also include chamber works by three Hungarian composers who, like Radnoti, perished under Nazi hands.

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Tom Cipullo

The Parting

Laszlo Weiner

Duo for violin and viola

Sandor Vandor


Sandor Kuti

Serenade for String Trio


Catherine Cook

Mezzo soprano

Erich Parce