LISTENING TO TOM-TOM
PREMIERE: Harvard University / Cambridge, MA
February 26, 2018
Scholar LUCY CAPLAN, in partnership with AMOC, leads LISTENING TO TOM-TOM, a discussion of the 1932 opera by author, musicologist and composer Shirley Graham Du Bois. Following an introduction of excerpts from the work, Caplan and fellow panelists, including AMOC bass-baritone Davóne Tines, will discuss the opera's complex representations of race, gender, and history, as well as the opportunities and challenges of presenting Tom-Tom today.
National Sawdust / Brooklyn, NY
April 4, 2019, 7:30PM
JENNIFER CHEN / JEN@RUNNINGAMOC.ORG