Webcast: Noir Reverberations – Music and Poetry of the Harlem Renaissance and Beyond

Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 7:30 PM ET

Poet Kevin Young (Andrew W. Mellon Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and Poetry Editor for The New Yorker) and Dr. Tammy Kernodle (Distinguished Professor of Musicology at Miami University of Ohio) explore topics and themes of the Harlem Renaissance through music and poetry, including Young’s own. The Ambassador Chorale of Florida Memorial University, a South Florida HBCU, will join the NWS to perform choral settings of works by William Dawson and Moses Hogan as well as traditional gospel songs. Soprano Michelle Bradley will perform art songs by composers, including William Grant Still, Florence Price and Margaret Bonds.


Kevin Young, poet
Tammy Kernodle, musicologist
Michelle Bradley, soprano
Ambassador Chorale of Florida Memorial University
Musicians of the New World Symphony

This is a pre-recorded concert with original footage captured at the New World Center on February 1, 2022.

THIS IS AN ONLINE CONCERT, AVAILABLE FOR 72 HOURS. NWS Insiders receive this concert as part of their digital membership and do not need to purchase the concert stream separately.

Streaming: $15.00

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