VOODOO

A Harlem Renaissance Opera by Harry Lawrence Freeman

Saturday, June 27, 2015, 7pm

Miller Theatre at Columbia University

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Written in 1914, VOODOO is a classic love triangle set on a Louisiana plantation just after the Civil War. Typical of Harry Lawrence Freeman’s innovative compositional style (which contemporaries compared to Richard Wagner), the opera blends western classical music with African-American spirituals and popular dance music of the day. Join us for this historic concert - the first performance of VOODOO since its 1928 premiere!

Hosted by Terrance McKnight of WQXR

Conducted by Gregory Hopkins

Directed by Melissa Crespo

Projection design by Caite Hevner Kemp

Production stage management by Jessi Cotter

Starring Janinah Burnett, Crystal Charles, JoAnna Marie Ford, James R. Hopkins III, Barry L. Robinson, Steven Wallace, and Darian Worrell.

Tickets:
Tickets for VOODOO are being sold through brownpapertickets.com. For phone orders please call 1-800-838-3006. Walk up sales are not available at Miller Theatre before the performance date.


Additional Information


For further information please email morningsideopera@gmail.com