Angel Island – Oratorio for Voices and Strings by Huang Ruo is inspired by the poems carved into the walls at the detention center at Angel Island Immigration Station during the Chinese Exclusion Act years. This new work, commissioned by the Del Sol Quartet, takes an unflinching look at discrimination and immigration issues in our nation, … Continue reading #323 Angel Island Oratorio
Month: January 2022
#322 Undying Love
Based on the rap song of the same title by Nas, Undying Love is a tragic love story set in 1960’s Queens, New York. Stephen Anthony Rawson talks with composer/librettist Steve Wallace and Artistic Director of Hearing in Color LaRob K. Payton about this collaborative project.