The Sorrow Songs: Listening from the “Deep Pine Woods”

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.

Related events include discussion at 2:15 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 
    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).
  • 3 p.m. | GU ORCHESTRA CONCERT 

Saturday, April 21 at 1:30pm

Gaston Hall
37th and O St., N.W., Washington

Event Type

Arts, Music, Community, Student Events, Cultural

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public

Departments

Georgetown College, Performing Arts

Website

http://performingarts.georgetown.edu

Cost

FREE

Presenter

Georgetown University Music Program

Open to the public and the press?

yes

Event Contact Name

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