The Promise of Living

Mar 4, 2021 - Mar 18, 2021


This program is free for all. Simply reserve to access on your online Opera Colorado account.

Embark on a journey through American history that highlights the challenges, opportunities, and successes of the Black experience. Laquita Mitchell and Nmon Ford are the creators and stars of this multimedia program featuring Israel Gursky, Denver's own Davis Contemporary Dance Company, poetry, and music by Copland, De Falla, Price, and more. Explore enslavement and exodus, war and rebellion, and the promise of the American dream—the promise of living—in this unique digital concert.

Music by: Aaron Copland, Manuel de Falla, Florence Price, and more

Venue: Anywhere you want! Access your on demand content through your Opera Colorado account.

Language: Performed in Spanish and English

Estimated Length: Approximately one hour