Exit Music

EXIT: MUSIC

Music Documentary | Canada, Germany, Israel (2017) | 82 minutes

SHOWTIME: SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 1:00 PM (English)

Palm Beach County Premiere

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SYNOPSIS:

In 1933, Germany was the vibrant and diverse center of the musical world. With the rise of the Third Reich, music was hijacked for propaganda purposes and thousands of musicians were forced to flee Europe. Exit: Music tells the stories of 5 composers whose works had all but disappeared. The stories are told today by family members and biographers with commentary from experts and rare archival footage. Their lost compositions are now performed by the ARC Ensemble (Artists of the Royal Conservatory), who have spent the last 12 years restoring these unknown masterpieces to their repertoire.

DIRECTOR: JAMES MURDOCH

Sponsor: Sandra Zahn-Oreck

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GUEST SPEAKER
Simon Wynberg: Artistic Director of the ARC Ensemble. Simon enjoys a diverse career as a guitarist, chamber musician and artistic director. He has received glowing reviews and awards for editing over 60 volumes of unknown guitar music. He is curator of ARC’s musical projects including Exit: Music and is the Executive Producer of ARC’s recordings.