Premiere: February 19, 2021
Death, a new Digital Short in three parts, breathes an intriguing musical life into pioneering Black poet Paul Laurence Dunbar's work of the same name. Using just a solo voice (aka the stunning vocals of mezzo-soprano Amanda Lynn Bottoms) and piano, composer Tyshawn Sorey crafts a breathtaking, reflective setting that gives audiences a glimpse into his creative process and addresses the Black experience in America.
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