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Valerie Coleman’s Portraits of Josephine
Part of: NYC Five-Borough Tour
On-Demand through June 30. RSVP for access to the concert.
Written for woodwind quintet, this work celebrates the life of the famed performer and social justice activist Josephine Baker. Playwright and actor Kirya Traber will premiere her own original narrative to connect Coleman’s musical depictions of Baker’s origins, adventures, and legacy.
After the live broadcast on June 9 there was a Q&A and Discussion with composer Valerie Coleman.
Broadcast on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 6:30 PM ET from The DiMenna Center for Classical Music.
Portraits of Josephine