Opera & Race: Celebrating the Past, Building the Future

Opera & Race: Celebrating the Past, Building the Future


When

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Friday, September 13, 2019

Where

Rhodes College

This event is FREE and open to the public. 

Places to Stay

Rhodes Campus Map

 

Concert

Thursday, sept. 12 | 6:00pm

McNeil Concert Hall
Rhodes College West Campus

symposium

Friday, sept. 13 | 9:00am - 4:30pm

Hyde Hall
Rhodes College Refectory


Sponsored by
Lynne & Henry Turley Memphis Center at Rhodes College
Rhodes College Department of Music and Theatre
Opera Memphis

About the concert & Symposium

 

This September, Rhodes College and Opera Memphis partner together to bring Opera & Race: Celebrating the Past, Building the Future - a concert and symposium examining the role of race both on and off stage. Thursday night will consist of a concert produced by Opera Memphis, and Friday hosts a series of speakers and lecturers including Naomi André, Giovanna Joseph, and Anh Le. This event is free and open to the public.

Guest Speakers

Naomi André

University of Michigan Associate Professor, Department of Afroamerican & African Studies, Women's Studies, and author of Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement

 
 
 
 
 
 
Giovanna JOseph

Mezzo-soprano, Founder & Director of the award-winning OperaCréole

 
 
 
 
 
Anh le

Director of Marketing & Public Relations at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis