Rutland Herald VT
Shelburne pianist brings music of the Holocaust to compact disc

December 18, 2005

By JIM LOWE Staff Writer

It’s hard to imagine a Nazi concentration camp as a center of artistic creativity, but one of them, Terezin, or Theresienstadt in German, proved to be just that, spawning music that is haunting to this day. For the past several years, Shelburne pianist Paul Orgel has been researching and performing works by four composers who were prisoners at the Czech camp. This year, he recorded the program, and the CD was released in September. more.