Amplifying Black Voices Series 

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A retrospective series led by Black artists, advocates, composers, and conductors with whom we have been proud to collaborate.  Join us for music, conversation, poetry, and avenues for action, as we look back at works we have performed together in the context of the Black Lives Matter movement and this current moment in America. 

Hosts:  Composer Fred Onovwerosuoke • Baritone Phillip Lima • Conductor Jonathan Q. Barryman of the Heritage Chorale of New Haven • Countertenor Reginald L. Mobley 

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Composer Fred Onovwerosuoke hosts 
America, We Need to Talk
Sunday, March 14, at 4pm

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"We breathe the same air, want the same things, we need to talk."
– Michael Castro, Poet Laureate of St. Louis

Join us for conversation, music, poetry as we look through the prism of Onovwerosuoke's kaleidoscopic work A Triptych of American Voices: A Cantata of the People, commissioned for Coro Allegro in 2019 at the current moment in the movement for Black Lives

With guests: 
Artist Adelia Parker-Castro 
Tai Oney, countertenor, Jonas Budris, tenor,
Christopher Wilkins, Music Director of the Boston Landmarks Orchestra,
Willis Emmons and Zach Durant-Emmons, commissioners

Moderators:
Coro Allegro Artistic Director David Hodgkins
Executive Director Yoshi Campbell

Sponsored in part by Willis Emmons & Zach Durant-Emmons and grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.