Cellist, Writer, Speaker
Janet Horvath, the associate principal cello of the Minnesota Orchestra for over three decades, is a soloist, writer, anti-racism spokesperson and award-winning advocate for injury prevention for musicians. She has performed in recital and as soloist internationally and has performed the Kol Nidre, her signature work, for many decades. Her book Playing (less) Hurt – An Injury Prevention Guide for Musicians has received international critical acclaim. She has also been published in numerous magazines, including The Atlantic. Ms. Horvath completed her Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in creative writing from Hamline University, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and is working on a memoir about her parents’ experiences during and after the Holocaust.
Piercing the Silence: Unearthing Family Secrets & Holocaust Memories in Concert
Janet Horvath, cello
Heather MacLaughlin, piano
The original multi-media performance/presentation, produced and written by Ms. Horvath, includes narration, 180 projected photos, and cello interludes, which Janet performs. Discussion to follow.
Suitable for ages 10 and up.
Janet is available to present to diverse groups. Her piece is suitable for private events in your home, places of worship, community centers and gathering places, as well as at colleges and schools. An upright or larger piano and screen and projector are required.