Let Freedom Sing:
The Story of Marian Anderson
Music by Bruce Adolphe
Libretto by Carolivia Herron
The artistry and dignity, in the midst of racial turmoil, of the great African American contralto Marian Anderson are celebrated in this one act chamber opera, commissioned to honor the 70th anniversary of her historic concert at the Lincoln Memorial in 1939.
Click here to read background notes by the composer and librettist, and to read the Washington Post review.
|Instrumentation||Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone, Piano, Percussion|
|Ages||10 to Adult|
|Grades||5 to 12 and above|
Commissioned by Washington Performing Arts Society and Washington National Opera
Premiered March 2009 at the Atlas Performing Arts Center
©2008 Wannacracker Music, a division of PollyRhythm Productions
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