The March to Liberation

This multimedia evening delving into the Black American experience features staging directed by Tazewell Thompson and video by Rasean Davonté Johnson. Still’s Symphony No. 2, Song of a New Race, celebrates the Black American as, in the composer’s words, “a totally new individual.” Adolphus Hailstork’s oratorio Done Made My Vow, A Ceremony, honors the countless Black Americans who have faced “the bench of injustice, and, by doing so, changed a nation.” It all begins with the World Premiere of Courtney Bryan’s Gathering Song,with Ryan Speedo Green singing Thompson’s libretto. Leslie B. Dunner conducts.

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