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Journey

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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One event on February 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm

JOURNEY

FEBRUARY 2020

Intersection will explore the connections between the 19th Amendment and the Civil Rights Movement through the music and story of Florence Price and excerpts from Nkeiru Okoye’s Opera Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom. Florence Price was the first African-American woman to be recognized as a symphonic composer and Harriet Tubman became an activist for women’s suffrage in her later years. Throughout the month of February, Intersection will be working with partners such as Fisk University, the Civil Rights Room at the Nashville Public Library, Choral Arts Link and Douglas Shadle, a Florence Price historian, to present musical performances and discussions. These events will connect with Upon These Shoulders, an annual community arts collaboration and will also kick-off Intersection’s 2020 initiative LISTEN, a year long project celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and lifting up the voices of women.

PROGRAM

Florence Price: Spring Journey
Florence Price: Four Negro Folk Songs in Counterpoint
Nkeiru Okoye: Excerpts from Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom

ARTISTS AND MUSICIANS

Kelly Corcoran, Conductor
Additional Artists TBA

 

FEBRUARY CONCERTS DETAILS

WHEN I CROSSED THAT LINE TO FREEDOM
A performance and discussion exploring the story of Harriet Tubman, suffrage and civil rights
Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 3PM
Nashville Downtown Library
FREE
Presented in partnership with the Civil Rights Room and Votes for Women at the Nashville Public Library

UPON THESE SHOULDERS – From the Back of the Bus
A community performance and celebration honoring Dr. King and the many heroes of the civil rights movement featuring performances by Choral Arts Link, Intersection and more

Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 7PM
Fisk Memorial Chapel
FREE
Presented in partnership with Choral Arts Link and Fisk University

JOURNEY
A performance and discussion with Dr. Alisha Jones of Indiana University and Dr. Douglas Shadle of Vanderbilt University celebrating the voices of Black women composers Nkeiru Okoye and Florence Price

Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 7PM
Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University
FREE
Generously supported by an Arts and Humanities Rapid Response Micro-Grant from the Vanderbilt University Office of the Provost

 

Details

Date:
February 27
Time:
7:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://intersectionmusic.org/journey.html