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Phone (301) 581-5200
Price $55-$95
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Classical Opera
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Underground Railroad: An Evening with Kathleen Battle

Saturday, May 18, 2013 8:00p

Legendary soprano Kathleen Battle’s luminous soprano has distinguished the music of Mozart, Rossini, and Donizetti, in performances in the world’s great opera houses and concert halls—but there is a special place in this singer’s heart for the songs and spirituals of the African-American journey. In this moving evening, Battle and acclaimed pianist Cyrus Chestnut explore the music that expressed the suffering and salvation of enslaved Africans as they found their way to freedom

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Kathleen Battle
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With her captivating lyric soprano voice, Kathleen Battle was among the most acclaimed figures in contemporary opera. Born August 13, 1948 in Portsmouth, Ohio, she studied at the College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, and made her professional debut at the Spoleto Festival in Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem under conductor Thomas Schippers....
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Music Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Ln.
North Bethesda, MD 20852
(301) 581-5199
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