April 05, 2014
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.