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Archive for March 5, 2012

Barber of Seville

This past weekend my husband and I traveled to Urbana-Champaign for a production of Rossini’s opera “The Barber of Seville.”  We had lived there for 20 years, and during that time Paul had conducted many operas and I had prepared many opera choruses.  This production of “Barber” was probably the finest production of that opera more…

Chicago’s 175th: World’s Fair, Roland Hayes, Florence Price

Monica Hairston O’Connell from the Center for Black Music Research at Columbia College Chicago shares information about the 1933 World’s Fair. Monica shows us Roland Hayes’ songbook and tells us about Florence Price. Here is Florence Price’ Concerto in One Movement with the New Black Music Repertory Ensemble.