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symposium: championing civil rights and resisting injustice

January 22, 2017 @ 9:30 am

sun jan 22 2017 @ 9:30 am Royce Hall 314

reserve free tickets

Distinguished scholars, musicians and religious leaders from various faiths explore Berlin and the German-Jewish Cultural Milieu that informed Rabbi Prinz and Weill’s work and galvanized their activism with scholars, musicians, and Prinz’ son, Jonathan. Convened in collaboration with the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies.

Convened in collaboration with UCLA.

part of the lift every voice series

LEV_logo_finalLift Every Voice is LACO’s three-week exploration of courage and compassion through music, inspired by the lives and legacies of courageous émigrés Kurt Weill and Rabbi Joachim Prinz, and Martin Luther King, Jr., who all championed civil rights in America and injustice everywhere.


box office info

For more information, call the box office at 213 622 7001 × 1, Monday – Friday 9 am to 5 pm. The box office is closed on public holidays.

LACO would like to thank those who have supported Lift Every Voice with a producer’s circle gift:

Ruth Eliel & Bill Cooney
Ned & Dana Newman

The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music

The Audrey & Sydney Irmas Charitable Foundation
Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation
Peter & Julie Cummings
Sanford & Pat Gage
Jewish Community Foundation
Jeffrey & Martha Kahane
Allan & Muriel Kotin
Mike & Aliza Lesser
Ann Mulally
National Endowment for the Arts
David & Mahnaz Newman
The Phillip and Muriel Berman Foundation
Vladimir & Araxia Buckhantz Foundation
Marilyn Ziering

If you’d like to sponsor a LACO performance or artist, click here for information.

Symposium Schedule/Details (click to enlarge):


January 22, 2017
9:30 am
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Royce Hall
340 Royce Dr
Westwood, CA 90095 United States
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310 825 2101