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Juneteenth: Opera in the Key of Freedom

Presented by nempac Opera Project at Online/Virtual Space

Jun 19 - 22 2021
Juneteenth: Opera in the Key of Freedom

NEMPAC Opera Project is proud to celebrate its 10th Season with Juneteenth: Opera in the Key of Freedom on June 19, 2021, a virtual concert featuring works by Still, Joplin, Saint-Georges, and a World Premiere Commissioned Piece by Mason Bynes.

This virtual streaming presentation will celebrate the holiday of Juneteenth when the Emancipation Proclamation was read in 1865 in Texas to the final groups of enslaved people marking the end to slavery in the United States. Through a variety of music from Black Composers across three centuries, we will celebrate Juneteenth with the themes of freedom, triumph, and joy. These works will be performed by leading Black Musicians of the Greater Boston Arts scene and filmed at several sites on

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