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200A Lakeshore Drive
Regina, Sk., S4S7L3
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SINGING FOR MY SURVIVAL: How My Music Saved My Life in the Holocaust - POSTPONED

SINGING FOR MY SURVIVAL: How My Music Saved My Life in the Holocaust - POSTPONED
In light of growing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, the upcoming “Singing for My Survival” show scheduled for March 30th has been postponed. Please keep your tickets for the new date that will be announced in the near future or call the Box Office at 306-525-9999 for a full refund. Patrons will be notified of the new date via email.

REGULAR ADMISSION: $34.00 (Plus Applicable Service Charges) (Day of Show: $44.50 Plus Applicable Service Charges)

STUDENT/SENIOR PRICE: $23.50 (Plus Applicable Service Charges) (Day of Show: $34.00 Plus Applicable Service Charges)

PREFERRED SEATING PRICE: $49.75 (Plus Applicable Service Charges). Preferred seating includes a reserved seat in the first six (8) rows of the Orchestra level.

SIGNED COPY OF BOOK: Admission Plus $40.00.

VIP PRICE: $107.50 (Plus Applicable Service Charges).
VIP Package Includes: Premium seating. Private meet-and-greet after the talk. Personal photo with Cantor Kraus. Signed and personalized copy of "Moshele Der Zinger."

To access Preferred Seating, prices with books, or the Student/Senior price online: add regular priced tickets to your shopping cart, select different price options by clicking on the downward facing arrow beside the regular price. Select appropriate price, and prices will be updated.

No one will be turned away due to lack of funds, if you cannot afford, please contact Rabbi Avrohom Simmonds in complete confidentiality at 306-351-5949 to make arrangements.

The event will include an ASL Interpreter.
96-year-old Cantor Moshe Kraus was born in Uzhhorod, in what was then Czechoslovakia but is now western Ukraine. The oldest of nine children in a close-knit Hasidic family, he was recognized at a young age as a wunderkind, a child singing sensation. At 18, he became the chief cantor of Sighet, Romania. The late Holocaust survivor and human rights activist Elie Wiesel sang in Cantor Kraus’ choir and was his pupil.

In 1944, at age 22, Kraus found himself in Bergen-Belsen, a Nazi concentration camp in northern Germany. Inevitably, he began to sing, with a repertoire of uplifting songs that made him popular in the barracks, where slaughter and starvation were everyday occurrences.
One day, the camp commandant, Nazi war criminal Josef Kramer — the notorious Beast of Belsen — overheard Kraus singing. When he requested music in German, Cantor Kraus was able to sing the repertoire of Josef Schmidt (a famous Austro-Hungarian tenor popular in Germany) so beautifully that Kramer made sure he was never among the 1,000 Jewish prisoners that were chosen to die every day.

When he was liberated on April 15, 1945, Cantor Kraus was infested with lice and weighed less than 80 pounds.
Cantor Kraus has served as chief cantor in the IDF, Antwerp, Johannesburg, and Mexico City before moving to Ottawa, where he and Rivka, his wife of 68 years, have lived for more than 40 years.

In 2017 he penned his memoir, "The Life of Moshele Der Zinger: How My Music Saved My Life.”
We invite you to hear Cantor Kraus retell his extraordinary tale of survival and resilience in the face of unprecedented brutality.
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