Arts Organizations Partner for World Premiere of Daniel Roumain’s ‘They Still Want to Kill Us’

On May 25, 2021, Opera Philadelphia, in partnership with arts organizations nationwide, will present the World Premiere of Daniel Bernard Roumain’s new short film “They Still Want to Kill Us.” The film is directed by filmmaker Yoram Savion and consists of an aria to be performed by mezzo-soprano J’nai Bridges. The project commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa {…}

Tulsa Opera to Commemorate Centennial of Tulsa Race Masscare With Concert Featuring World Premieres by Black Composers

Tulsa Opera is set to commemorate the centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre on May 1, 2021. The showcase, which is entitled “Greenwood Overcomes,” will feature songs and arias by living Black composers, performed by Black opera artists. The concert will feature four Tulsa Opera-commissioned world premieres by such composers as David Bontemps, Anthony Davis, Stewart Goodyear, Nkeiru Okoye, and {…}