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DIRECTOR'S SALON: ORPHÉE & EURYDICE

Discussion, Mind Expanding
Director Timothy Nelson discusses his adaptation of Gluck's ORPHÉE & EURYDICE with translator, Andrew Albin and cast members Paula Sides and Benjamin Williamson.
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DIRECTOR'S SALON: ORPHÉE & EURYDICE

DIRECTOR'S SALON: ORPHÉE & EURYDICE

Discussion, Mind Expanding
Run Time:
90
 min

Director Timothy Nelson discusses his adaptation of Gluck's ORPHÉE & EURYDICE with translator, Andrew Albin and cast members Paula Sides and Benjamin Williamson.

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IN Conversation: Dr. Anna Deeny Morales & Nelcy Avila

Mind Expanding, Latinx
Poetry translator and scholar, Dr. Anna Deeny Morales and poetry scholar Nelcy Avila discuss IN Series' long running Gabriela Mistral Youth Poetry contest.
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IN Conversation: Dr. Anna Deeny Morales & Nelcy Avila

IN Conversation: Dr. Anna Deeny Morales & Nelcy Avila

Mind Expanding, Latinx
Run Time:
20
 min

Poetry translator and scholar, Dr. Anna Deeny Morales and poetry scholar Nelcy Avila discuss IN Series' long running Gabriela Mistral Youth Poetry contest.

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The Art and Soul of Black Broadway

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Attucks Adams walking tours and historian Timothy Wright gives an historical walking tour of Washington DC's Shaw neighborhood, U Street Corridor, and Black Broadway.
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The Art and Soul of Black Broadway

The Art and Soul of Black Broadway

Mind Expanding
Run Time:
30
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Attucks Adams walking tours and historian Timothy Wright gives an historical walking tour of Washington DC's Shaw neighborhood, U Street Corridor, and Black Broadway.

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Duke Ellington's Neighborhood

Classic, Comedy, Mind Expanding
Come groove along with Duke’s jazz piano and join amazing performers, as they discover how a local hero influenced the Harlem Renaissance, helped shape the cultural history of Washington D.C., and became an international star.
Available til January 2021
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Duke Ellington's Neighborhood

Duke Ellington's Neighborhood

Classic, Comedy, Mind Expanding
Run Time:
30
 min

Come groove along with Duke’s jazz piano and join amazing performers, as they discover how a local hero influenced the Harlem Renaissance, helped shape the cultural history of Washington D.C., and became an international star.

Based on the original play by Mattias Kraemer.

Featuring:

Wes "Ellington" Felton
Krislynn Perry
Nigel Rowe

Frank Conlon / piano
Steve Walker / percussion
Ephriam Wolfolk / bass

Available til January 2021
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IN Conversation: Elizabeth Mondragon & David Sisco

Art Song, Discussion
Mezzo soprano Elizabeth Mondragon and contemporary composer and pianist David Sisco discuss their longtime collaboration and friendship.
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IN Conversation: Elizabeth Mondragon & David Sisco

IN Conversation: Elizabeth Mondragon & David Sisco

Art Song, Discussion
Run Time:
60
 min

Mezzo soprano Elizabeth Mondragon and composer David Sisco discuss their longtime collaboration and friendship.

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IN Conversation: Songs of The Fisherman - Andrew Albin

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Songs Of The Fisherman composer, Timothy Nelson, and librettist, poet, and scholar Andrew Albin discuss their work.
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IN Conversation: Songs of The Fisherman - Andrew Albin

IN Conversation: Songs of The Fisherman - Andrew Albin

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Run Time:
50
 min

Songs Of The Fisherman composer, Timothy Nelson, and librettist, poet, and scholar Andrew Albin discuss their work.

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The Tale Of Serse: A Collaboration With the Tehran Symphony

The Cast of IN Series' 2019 production of Handel's Tale Of Serse (directed by Timothy Nelson) performs the finale of the work, paired with poetry by Rumi, and accompanied by the Tehran Symphony Orchestra in an international collaboration.
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The Tale Of Serse: A Collaboration With the Tehran Symphony

The Tale Of Serse: A Collaboration With the Tehran Symphony

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The Cast of IN Series' 2019 production of Handel's Tale Of Serse (directed by Timothy Nelson) performs the finale of the work, paired with poetry by Rumi, and accompanied by the Tehran Symphony Orchestra in an international collaboration.

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IN Depth with Noelle McMurtry on Women Composers Festival

Soprano and activist Noelle McMurtry discusses her curation of IN Series' Women's Composer Festival
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IN Depth with Noelle McMurtry on Women Composers Festival

IN Depth with Noelle McMurtry on Women Composers Festival

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9
 min

Soprano and activist Noelle McMurtry discusses her curation of IN Series' Women's Composer Festival

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A Stranger Fruit - performed by Jarrod Lee & Nigel Rowe

Taken from IN Series' 2020 "Voices In Solidarity" Concert - Jarrod Lee performs a selection from Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun, followed by Nigel Rowe singing Strange Fruit
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A Stranger Fruit - performed by Jarrod Lee & Nigel Rowe

A Stranger Fruit - performed by Jarrod Lee & Nigel Rowe

Run Time:
5
 min

Taken from IN Series' 2020 "Voices In Solidarity" Concert - Jarrod Lee performs a selection from Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun, followed by Nigel Rowe singing Strange Fruit

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Panel Discussion: Gender and Opera

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A conversation on GENDER and OPERA explores the depiction of women in 19th century opera and how the ritual portrayal of women in the operas of Puccini and his contemporaries informs the role of women as artistic leaders in the opera industry today. Corinne Hayes, Assistant Stage Director at Washington National Opera, Soprano Maribeth Diggle, and Anne Midgette, Classical Music Critic for The Washington Post form the panel.
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Panel Discussion: Gender and Opera

Panel Discussion: Gender and Opera

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Run Time:
120
 min

A conversation on GENDER and OPERA explores the depiction of women in 19th century opera and how the ritual portrayal of women in the operas of Puccini and his contemporaries informs the role of women as artistic leaders in the opera industry today. Corinne Hayes, Assistant Stage Director at Washington National Opera, Soprano Maribeth Diggle, and Anne Midgette, Classical Music Critic for The Washington Post form the panel.

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Panel Discussion: Race and Opera

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A conversation on RACE and OPERA nter around race, colonialism, and orientalism in opera, and how it informs casting, concepting, and the full in inclusion of people of color in the opera industry today. Brittani McNeill, Colin Michael Brush, Artistic Administrator of Washington National Opera, and Dr. Lester Green, Artistic Director of CAAPA - Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts.
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Panel Discussion: Race and Opera

Panel Discussion: Race and Opera

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Run Time:
130
 min

Aconversation on RACE and OPERA nter around race, colonialism, and orientalism in opera, and how it informs casting, concepting, and the full in inclusion of people of color in the opera industry today. Brittani McNeill, Colin Michael Brush, Artistic Administrator of Washington National Opera, and Dr. Lester Green, Artistic Director of CAAPA - Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts

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IN Conversation: soprano - Noelle McMurtry & director - Brian J. Shaw

Soprano Noelle McMurtry (Polyxo in Here Be Sirens) discusses the production and process with Stage Director, Brian J. Shaw
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IN Conversation: soprano - Noelle McMurtry & director - Brian J. Shaw

IN Conversation: soprano - Noelle McMurtry & director - Brian J. Shaw

Run Time:
9
 min

Soprano Noelle McMurtry (Polyxo in Here Be Sirens) discusses the production and process with Stage Director, Brian J. Shaw

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IN Conversation IN Our Pajamas

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IN Conversation IN Our Pajamas

IN Conversation IN Our Pajamas

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Seasons
1

A series of INformal conversations with Artistic Director, Timothy Nelson and other luminaries from the Arts & Humanities. Join them as they discuss their particular disciplines and how they intersect with opera, art, and our everyday lives. Season one includes conversations with Fatemeh Keshavarz-Karamustafa, director of the Roshan Institute of Persian Studies, Anne Midgette, former head classical music critic of the Washington Post, and the creators of OPERAWIRE, David and Francisco Salazar, and more!

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Season 1

IN Conversation IN Our Pajamas - featuring Anne Midgette, IN Conversation IN Our Pajamas - feat. Whitney Fishburn, IN Conversation IN Our Pajamas - feat. Susan Galbraith, IN Conversation IN Our Pajamas - feat. David and Francisco Salazar, IN Conversation IN Our Pajamas - feat. Jessika Kenney, IN Conversation IN Our Pajamas - feat. Fatemeh Keshavarz

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