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Marian's Song

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March
Thursday
05
07:00 PM
March
Friday
06
07:00 PM
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Language

English

Age

This production is appropriate for all ages

Running Time

60 minutes

Subject

Marian's Song

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Music by Damien Sneed
Libretto by Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton
Commissioned by HGOco
World Premiere

Cullen Theater

Premiering in March 2020

Houston Grand Opera’s 68th world premiere is the HGOco-commissioned Marian’s Song, composed by Damien Sneed to a libretto by Deborah Mouton, Houston’s poet laureate. The opera is based on the life of Marian Anderson, one of the most celebrated singers of the 20th century, who broke racial barriers throughout her storied career. This innovative fusion of opera, spoken word, and multimedia projections debuts in March 2020.

 

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson
Photo by Carl Van Vechten 1940