the concert

For the first time since the Second World War, experience the lost music and stories from its victims: composers and poets, soldiers and civilians.   Performed LIVE with audio, video, immersive visual imagery, and a newspaper to guide you.  



excerpt from the original production

Eisenhower Presidential Library &

Kansas State University

"Ein jüdisches Kind" by Carlo Taube - written in Terezin Concentration Camp for his daughter, lyrics by his wife.  All would perish in Auschwitz.

World Premier


excerpts from a performance at

The National World War II Museum

New Orleans, LA

This concert features the world premier performances of songs by former US Army Captain, Patrick Dittamo, set to poems by Yamaguchi Tsutomu, the only recognized survivor of both atomic bomb blasts.

4 movements have been premiered as of January 2018.