Fri, Jun 14 | Boston Public Library, Central Branch -

Crossing the Line to Freedom: A Musical Narrative

In celebration of Juneteenth, BOSTON LYRIC OPERA and CASTLE OF OUR SKINS reprise this series showcasing the lives and stories of legendary liberators through the music of opera, spoken word, art song, spirituals and history.
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

Jun 14, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Boston Public Library, Central Branch - , 230 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02117, USA

About the Event

Free and open to the public

In celebration of Juneteenth,  BOSTON LYRIC OPERA and CASTLE OF OUR SKINS reprise this impactful  concert series showcasing the lives and stories of legendary liberators  through the music of opera. Paired with spoken word, art song,  spirituals and history, these inspiring lives take center stage:  Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King Jr., Marian  Anderson, Roland Hayes, and Paul Robeson.

Featuring the music of composers such as Nkeiru Okoye, Adolphus Hailstork, Dorothy Rudd Moore, and Undine Smith Moore.

Registration is Closed

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