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. 

UPCOMING OCCURRENCES
National Sawdust / Brooklyn, NY
April 4, 2019, 7:30PM

INQUIRIES
CATH BRITTAN / CATH@RUNNINGAMOC.ORG

 

Image credits: Lance Oppenheim, Carl Van Vechten