Join an international group of musicians, Broadway stars and others commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and the 77th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in a special FREE livestream event.
We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope is Sunday, June 14 at 2pm, which is 6pm in Europe, also part of the livestream.
An international network of more than 100 museums and institutions is participating including The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust here in New York City, which has an astounding exhibit about Auschwitz, much of it available now online.
A special feature of We Are Here is the world premiere of a new work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Corigliano based on a text by Kitty O’Meara, to be performed opera star by Renée Fleming.
Watch this free special event online at WeAreHere.live. No advance registration is required.
Participating actors, musicians, and civic leaders featured in the event include:
In addition to four-time Grammy Award and National Medal of Arts-winner, star soprano Renée Fleming;
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo;
Academy Award-winner Adrien Brody;
Grammy Hall of Famer and Tony-winner Billy Joel;
world-renowned pianist Lang Lang;
EGOT-winner Whoopi Goldberg;
the iconic Dr. Ruth Westheimer;
Emmy- and Tony-nominated actress Lauren Ambrose;
multi-platinum, Tony-winning Broadway star Lea Salonga;
multi-Grammy-winning opera star Joyce DiDonato;
award-winning actress Mayim Bialik;
acclaimed soprano and curator Julia Bullock;
conductor and pianist Christian Reif;
Broadway actor and Lucille Lortel-winner Steven Skybell;
multi-Grammy-winning mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard;
baritone Lester Lynch;
Broadway star Jelani Remy;
award-winning comedienne Jackie Hoffman;
Broadway veteran and international opera singer Elmore James;
klezmer singer Daniel Kahn;
2020 Grammy-winner John Brancy;
pianist and NPR From The Top host Peter Dugan;
Congregation Rodeph Sholom Cantor Rebecca Garfein;
Yiddish singer Sasha Lurje;
Yiddish theater performer Dani Marcus;
Yiddish Fiddler star Rachel Zatcoff;
Congregation Rodeph Sholom organist J. David Williams;
New York City Opera and Yiddish theater performer Glenn Seven Allen;
accordionist and composer Patrick Farrell;
internationally recognized soprano Jennifer Zetlan;
operatic and new music interpreter Blythe Gaissert;
pianist and conductor Gerald Steichen;
pianist and musical director Thomas Bagwell;
National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Artistic Director Zalmen Mlotek;
sopranos and Sing for Hope Co-Founders Monica Yunus and Camille Zamora.
In addition to The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, the invitation to participate in this event is extended by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, which staged the recent acclaimed Yiddish version of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof, Sing for Hope, and Lang Lang International Music Foundation.
We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope.commemorates the past even as it speaks to the challenges of the present.