Death of Classical Announces Season Five of ‘The Angel’s Share’ at Green-Wood Cemetery

Death of Classical and The Green-Wood Cemetery has announced Season Five of their acclaimed series “The Angel’s Share.” An evening of Tacos, Tequila, & Tavener’s “Protecting Veil” will see ensemble Contemporaneous alongside cellist Joshua Roman for the premiere of their arrangement of John Tavener’s spiritual “The Protecting Veil.” The event will feature numerous local taco vendors, a tasting of various tequila {…}

Death of Classical 2022-23 Review: Nightfall at Green-Wood Cemetery

“Nightfall” returned this year at Green-Wood Cemetery with an exciting mix of local community members and attendees from all over. Death of Classical, the Afro Jazz Alliance, Rooftop Films, Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, Morbid Anatomy, and The Moth partnered with Green-Wood Cemetery to feature artists throughout this architecturally well-known National Historic Landmark, for an evening to be remembered. Focused on memories {…}

Q & A: Baritone Kenneth Overton on Returning to Live Performance & Spotlighting the Lives of the Black Opera Greats

Baritone Kenneth Overton recently performed for the first time in front of a live audience at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. The performance, entitled “To America,” celebrated the poetry of the civil rights activist, James Weldon Johnson, an early leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and who is buried at Green-Wood. “To America” {…}