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History’s Persistent Voice

September 15, 2018


My art is the evidence of my freedom. THORNTON DIAL (1928 – 2016) The first solo I ever sang in public was a slave song, “Follow the Drinkin’ Gourd’/You gotta keep on a travelin’ dat…

Metropolitan Museum Artist in Residence 2018–2019


“This is a musician who delights in making her own rules.” —New Yorker This “exceptional singer of the new generation” (The New York Times), hailed as “opulent and glorious” by Opera News, adds her voice—both…

American Modern Opera Company

2017 –


  AMOC is an opera company on a new model. The company is the artistic home for some of the most diverse and vibrant singers, dancers, and instrumentalists of our generation. AMOC acts as the…