A. Kori Hill In the summer of 1933, a symphony was premiered in Chicago’s Symphony Hall. It was written by a woman who’d called the city home for only six […]
The operas discussed here are not set in 18th century France or a mythological country. One is set in 21st century Cincinnati, Ohio; the other in 19th century South Carolina. Both deal with topics you may not expect from an opera: four high schoolers prepping for college admission essays; an enslaved Muslim man finding his way in pre-Civil War America. But what they tell us is that opera is only limited by what we decide it can express.
Dr. Kernodle is a professor of musicology and affiliate faculty of American studies, black world studies and women, gender and sexuality studies at Miami University; and is one of the […]
Dr. Kay Edwards is Professor and Coordinator of Music Education at Miami University in Oxford, OH and an active clinician and author in the areas of elementary general music pedagogy, […]
Host of Classics for Kids Naomi Lewin brings classical music to life through stories of composers’ lives and examples of their work. She researches each show, writes the script and […]