GUESTS IN THE GALLERY. On display in the lobby at Vanderbilt was a photo exhibit to educate attendees on the historical relevance and context of what they were about to see.
PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT. Rabbi Mark Schiftan's daughter, SarahRose Schiftan, rehearses with the lighting engineer for the her recitation of poem "Take Me Under Your Wing" as part of the HGM premiere.
A CLOSER LOOK. Shots from the Jewish ghetto around World War II era Shanghai.
A WORLD TRAVELED. Eager listeners traveled in from near and far to catch the world premiere of Hello Gold Mountain. Here, composer Wu Fei poses with a fan from China, now living in Los Angeles, who flew in to Nashville for the evening to catch the concert.
FULL HOUSE. Rabbi Mark Schiftan, his wife, and their daughter, SarahRose, stand in the audience to applaud as the concert comes to a close.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH. Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz plays gimbri, a traditional Moroccan instrument, to the children at Hello Gold Mountain’s Casa Azafran community performance with chatterbird.
A ROOM WITH A VIEW. Patrons were captivated by the lobby display, eager to learn more about a past history and the stories that inspired Hello Gold Mountain.