Germany, 1938. Kristallnacht. To survive the pending threat, two brothers are sent halfway around the world, to Shanghai. Otto cherishes his heritage, while Josef seeks a new path, and falls in love with Lina, a Chinese woman recovering from the loss of her mother in the Nanjing Massacre. From there flows Émigré, a semi-staged oratorio that tells a sweeping tale of love and loss, set to music by film and concert composer Aaron Zigman. Lyrics by Grammy-winning librettist Mark Campbell, with additional lyrics by Brock Walsh.