Holocaust Museum Houston

ROCO Connections: We Were the Music

Thursday, Mar. 5, 2020 – Thursday, Mar. 5, 2020

06:00 PM – 08:30 PM


The chamber concert will feature the premiere of two of Bruce Adolphe’s triptych of commissions for oboe, cello, and piano."We Were the Music" is inspired by and dedicated to Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, who played cello in the women's orchestra in Auschwitz. Also to be performed, "Music is a Dream" is dedicated to the memory of pianist Alice Herz-Sommer, who was imprisoned in Theresienstadt and performed there during her imprisonment.

Schedule of events

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Reception and a look at the Museum's permanent Galleries

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Performance

8:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Q&A with ROCO artistic director Alecia Lawyer and composer Bruce Adolphe



  • Tuesday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sunday, noon - 5:00 pm
    The Museum is closed Mondays through August 17, 2020.
  • Members: Free Adults (19+): $19 Sr. Citizens (65+): $15 AARP Members: $15 (with valid ID card) Active-Duty Military: $15 Ages 0-18: Free Holocaust Museum Houston is free to everyone each Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. and on International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jan. 27), Yom HaShoah, Memorial Day, D-Day (June 6), and International Human Rights Day (Dec. 10).

Directions & Parking

  • Paid Parking
  • Paid parking is available in the parking lot next to the Museum on the corner of Binz and Caroline St.


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