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Musical Work Obscured by Nazis Performed in Israel

photograph of a panorama of Tel Aviv, israel, at night
A long-obscured oratorio by Paul Ben-Haim will receive its first Israeli performance in Tel Aviv.
4, 2012

An oratorio by Jewish composer Paul Ben-Haim that languished in oblivion during and for decades after Germany’s Nazi rule and that has been deemed a “masterpiece” was given its first performance yesterday in Israel by the Israel Philharmonic, the German Motet Choir and vocal soloists, according to a report in Haaretz. Ben-Haim, now regarded as [...]