Castle of our Skins + Boston Lyric Opera

Crossing the Line to Freedom

June 14—19, 2019
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston + First Church In Roxbury + Central Library in Copley Square

Official Site

Connections

Official Description

In celebration of Juneteenth, BOSTON LYRIC OPERA and CASTLE OF OUR SKINS reprise their impactful concert series showcasing the lives and stories of legendary liberators through the music of opera. Paired with spoken word, art song, spirituals and history, these inspiring lives take center stage: Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King Jr., Marian Anderson, Roland Hayes, and Paul Robeson.

Featuring the music of composers such as Nkeiru Okoye, Adolphus Hailstork, Dorothy Rudd Moore, and Undine Smith Moore.

Where

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston

First Church In Roxbury
10 Putnam St, Boston

Central Library in Copley Square
700 Boylston Street, Boston

Todd McNeel