In early November in 1938, authorities looked on as synagogues burned throughout Nazi Germany, Austria and Sudetenland.

During the November Pogrom, also called Kristallnacht or the Night of Broken Glass, rioters ransacked and damaged thousands of Jewish businesses, schools and homes. Some 91 Jews were murdered, with 30,000 more arrested and sent to concentration camps.

Organised by the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand in partnership with Te Koki – Victoria University of Wellington’s New Zealand School of Music, the Kristallnacht concert promises to be a multimedia experience, with visual excerpts from corresponding films shown prior to each individual performance.

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