Violins of Hope exhibition in Roseville at Johnson Hall February 28th


Symbols of Hope: A Private Collection for Violin, Violin, and Cello

ROSEVILLE, CA – The Chabad House of Placer County is honored to announce a special one-night concert on February 28 featuring the world-famous Violin of Hope, which restored violins that were played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust.

A violin will be played Folsom Lake Symphony Concert director Anita Felix, whose grandfather was a famous conductor who himself fled Nazi Germany. Three more violins will be shown.

In addition to music, the event will include stories about violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust.

We hope this life-changing educational concert will reach the hearts of students and adults. The event will emphasize messages of hope, tolerance and resilience through music, bringing violin stories to life again.

Rabbi Yossi Couric, Executive Director of Chabad Home in Placer County


The event begins at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28th at Johnson Hall @ the reasons in Roseville. Tickets can be purchased at Student ticket discounts are available.

The restorations were carefully carried out by the famous Israeli violin maker Amnon Weinstein and his son Avshalom.

The Violin of Hope event is part of an ongoing series of Holocaust awareness events organized by Chabad House.

Felix, currently in her ninth season as concertmaster of the Folsom Lake Symphony, is also a member of the Sacramento Philharmonic and performs regularly with the Sacramento Opera Orchestra, Sacramento Choral Society, and Sacramento Ballet.

The Chabad Center is committed to exposing young people to stories from the Holocaust.
For more information about sponsoring this event, please call 916-500-4522.

About Chabad House in Placer County

Inspired by the teachings and legacy of The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yossi and Malky Couric founded in 2005 Chabad of Roseville, which serves as a unique and vibrant beacon of Jewish life and education in the Placer County area. Chabad is dedicated to making the beauty and joys of our Jewish traditions and heritage accessible, relevant, and meaningful. Visit the Chabad Center website

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