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Driving while Black

Susan Kander & Roberta Gumbel

October 11 & 12, 2024

@ 7:00pm



Old City Performing Arts Center
111 State Street
Knoxville, TN 37902



 

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This new one-act opera explores issues of racial injustice, juxtaposing the story of an African American parent (as her son reaches driving age) with contemporary news bulletins highlighting the dangerous world beyond a parent’s control.

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Adia Evans

Soprano

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Susan Kander

Composer

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Cremaine Booker

Cellist, music director

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Roberta Gumbel

Librettist

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TBA

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TBA

This project is being supported, in whole or in part, by federal award number SLFRP5534 awarded to the State of Tennessee by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

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