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Of Ebony Embers – Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance
February 22 @ 12:30 pm
Thursday, February 22 at 12:30 pm
A chamber music theatre work conceived and performed by the Core Ensemble.
This performance celebrates the lives of the great African American poets Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and Claude McKay as seen through the eyes of the great muralist and painter Aaron Douglas. The musical score includes works by jazz giants Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton, Billy Strayhorn, Thelonius Mon,k and Charles Mingus, as well as concert music by Jeffrey Mumford and George Walker.
Sponsored by On Cue: Culture and Conversations at QV as part of Black History Month