Pre-Concert Discussion: The Star of Ethiopia: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor in DC
2:15 p.m. | PRE-CONCERT DISCUSSION
Featuring members of Georgetown University faculty, including Prof. Anthony Cook (Law School), Prof. Maurice Jackson (Dept. of History), Prof. Soyica Colbert (Dept. of Performing Arts), and Prof. Anna Celenza (Dept. of Performing Arts).
Related events include related performance at 1:30 p.m. and concert at 3 p.m.
Full schedule of free events also includes the following:
THE STAR OF ETHIOPIA:
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Historic Visits to DC (1904-1908)
Friday, April 20 – Saturday, April 21
FRIDAY, APRIL 20
McNEIR HALL, NEW NORTH BUILDING
- 7 p.m. | FILM SCREENING
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor in America with commentary by director/producer Charles Kaufmann and Metropolitan AME Church Historian Thelma Dean Jacobs.
SATURDAY, APRIL 21
GASTON HALL, HEALY BUILDING
- 1:30 p.m. | THE SORROW SONGS: Listening from the “Deep Pine Woods”
A playlet with music directed by Derek Goldman, featuring Helen Hayes Award-winning actress Erika Rose, along with an ensemble of professional and student actors as Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Mark Twain, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, and others.
- 2:15 p.m. | PRE-CONCERT DISCUSSION WITH GU FACULTY (SEE AT TOP)
- 3 p.m. | GU ORCHESTRA CONCERT
Saturday, April 21 at 2:15pm
37th and O St., N.W., Washington