Crossing the Line to Freedom: A Musical Narrative
Friday, June 14, 2019 | 12:30-1:30pm
Boston Public Library Central Branch | Courtyard
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.