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Defiant Requiem: Voices of Resistance

In the spring of 1944, a handpicked group of Nazi officers was treated to an unusual performance by inmates in a concentration camp. What appeared to be a soaring rendition of a choral masterpiece was intended as a subversive condemnation of the Nazis and a desperate message to the outside world. In the face of horrific living conditions, slave labor and the constant threat of deportation to Ausch


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Watch a performance of Verdi’s Requiem at Terezin, the former concentration camp.