“Our Song, Our Story” with composer Damien Sneed

February 4, 2023
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

When: Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 8:00pm
Sheldon Concert Hall & Art Galleries

Tickets $36–$46
Co-presented by the Sheldon Arts Foundation & Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
Damien Sneed, the multi-genre composer who created OTSL’s 2021 The Tongue & The Lash and the 2023 re-imagined Treemonisha, will lead an evening of music highlighting some of the world’s most well-known operatic arias, art songs and spirituals.  Featuring Justin Austin (former Gerdine Young Artist at OTSL and starring in Treemonisha), Jacqueline Echols, and Janinah Burnett, the concert pays homage to Marian Anderson and Jessye Norman, who have paved the way for other African American opera singers