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Rise for Freedom

April 04, 2014

  • date
    April 04, 2014
  • time
    7:00 pm
  • event type
    event
  • location
    First Bapist Church
    185 S Trade St, Matthews, NC 28105

Opera Carolina, in collaboration with On Q Productions and Firebird Arts Alliance will present a new production of Adolphus Hailstork's one-act opera, Rise for Freedom.

Rise for Freedom tells the true story of John Parker who, as a freed man in 1860's Ripley Ohio, fought aggressively against slavery as a leader in the Underground Railroad. This performance celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Rise for Freedom is a one-act opera performed in English.

This is a free event, a donation is requested. For more information, call 704.332.7177 x1.