Freedom Writers

The best music has often been created under the most oppressive conditions. Slave spirituals in the 1800s. Martha and the Vandellas’ Civil Rights Era rallying cry “Dancing in the Streets.” The compositions by Schoenberg, Stravinsky, and many others during the Third Reich.

Check out an evening of tunes, poetry, and art created during the Holocaust and in Communist Russia when the Red Rocks Music Festival presents the Music Under Totalitarian Regime program.

Wed., Aug. 27, 7 p.m., 2008