Doxology Opera - The Doxy Canticles
| A concert performance of a music theater piece in one act.
Co-presented by the Center for Black Music Research and the Museum of Contemporary Art
Paul Carter Harrison, libretto
Wendell Logan, music
New Black Music Repertory Ensemble
Bonita Hyman, mezzo-soprano
Elizabeth Norman, soprano
Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, conductor
Keith Hampton, chorus master
Fri. and Sat., Feb. 16 and 17, 2001 - 8 P.M.
Sun., Feb. 18, 2001 - 4 P.M.
The Museum of Contemporary Art
220 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-2604
The concert presentation of the new music theater piece Doxology Opera: The Doxy Canticles, created by Paul Carter Harrison, Writer-in-Residence at Columbia College Chicago, and award-winning composer Wendell Logan, is based on historic events in Georgia.
The commissioning of Doxology Opera: The Doxy Canticles was made possible by a grant from the Meet the Composer/Reader's Digest Commissioning Program, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund. Performances by the New Black Music Repertory Ensemble are made possible with funding from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.