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By John McAfee
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Eran Hershkovitz
An Israeli orchestra is performing the music of Richard Wagner at the annual Bayreuth opera festival, breaking the unofficial rule against playing the music of Adolf Hitler's favorite composer.
An Israeli orchestra on Tuesday broke a taboo as it played the music of Adolf Hitler's favorite composer, Richard Wagner, in Germany.
An Israeli orchestra broke a long-standing taboo Tuesday as it played the music of Adolf Hitler's favorite composer, Richard Wagner, in Germany.
An Israeli orchestra is set to perform a work by Adolf Hitler's favorite composer, Richard Wagner, in a taboo-breaking concert in Germany.
"It was like a mission to be here: Playing Jewish music by Jewish musicians from the Jewish state," he added, saying the performance in Germany amounted to a "victory concert."
"Every one of us has some relatives who were killed in the Holocaust. But to be here in Bayreuth is a victory for us. To play here the music of Mendelssohn, the Jewish composer, it's a victory," he said.