Masterworks: Knoxville: Summer 1915, Ennanga, UUU: A Requiem for Rice
Nov 09

Masterworks: Knoxville: Summer 1915, Ennanga, UUU: A Requiem for Rice

Colour of Music Festival

Nashville, TN

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The Colour of Music Festival’s Masterworks  features Texas-based Maestro Chelsea Tipton conducting Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer 1915  featuring soloist Laquita Mitchell, William Grant Still’s Ennanga Harp Concerto for Harp and Strings, Jordan W. Thomas, harp.

Also features  a Tennessee premier of Requiem for Rice, a true marriage between West African and European classical traditions, CASOP: A Requiem for Rice is a modern and African-American inspired take on a classic requiem in the spirit of Verdi, Mozart, Faure, and Britten. It mourns the souls of the enslaved who died on Lowcountry rice plantations, their bodies unburied, their suffering unmourned, and their sacrifices unmarked for future generations. With libretto which recovers the voices of the enslaved by acclaimed historian and executive producer, Dr. Edda L. Fields-Black, and original score by composer, three-time Emmy Award-winner John Wineglass. (b.1973)

$20-45

Tickets also available at the door one hour before each performance.

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Masterworks: Knoxville: Summer 1915, Ennanga, UUU: A Requiem for Rice

Vanderbilt University
Martha Rivers Ingram Hall Blair School of Music, 2400 Blakemore Avenue
Nashville, TN 37212

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Admission Rates
$20-45

Tickets also available at the door one hour before each performance
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