Dear Erich

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Dear Erich
A World Premiere of a new opera by Ted Rosenthal
Presented with New York City Opera
at the Museum of Jewish Heritage

January 9 – 13
Wednesday, January 9 at 7:30 PM
Thursday, January 10 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, January 12 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, January 13 at 1:00 PM

The discovery of over 200 letters written in Germany between 1938 and 1941 by his grandmother, Herta Rosenthal, to his father, Erich, a Jewish scholar who escaped to the United States, inspired Ted Rosenthal to create Dear Erich. This jazz opera tells the heartbreaking story of a family’s dual fates: a son’s journey and a new life in the New World, and the cruel demise of his family at the hands of the Nazis which he was powerless to stop.

In English with supertitles.

Tickets start at $25

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