Classical Music in Color – ORCHESTRA NOIR in Atlanta. It is one of the few all African-American orchestras in the country. It was started by Conductor Jason Ikeem Rodgers.
FEEDING THESPIS – Please hear THE REDNECK GRAIL by Allyson Currin of Washington, DC. It’s a play about a young woman in search of something she doesn’t think exists. She’s doing it for her ailing grandfather and meets some curious characters in her search.
STACCATO – This installment of Staccato is about a long lost opera called TOM TOM from 1932. It was found by Yale Doctoral Student Libby Caplan who ran across it in the Harvard library.