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Behind the Curtain LIVE:
"Oh Freedom": Protest and Liberty Through Music

Posted on: May 25, 2021

LA Opera artist in residence Russell Thomas has curated a digital recital, After Hours: Songs of Protest, honoring and celebrating some of the unforgettable music that has galvanized social justice. 

In this Behind The Curtain conversation, Dr. Shana Redmond, Professor of Musicology and African American Studies at UCLA, speaks with Russell Thomas, soprano Brandie Sutton and baritone Justin Austin about their journeys into and through music, and how they are approaching this repertory of powerful musical works.

After Hours: Songs of Protest will be available to stream on LA Opera's website, beginning on Friday, June 11 at 5pm PST.