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Harriet Tubman - When I crossed the line to freedom

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Harriet Tubman: When I crossed the line to freedom is a two act opera that tells of how a young girl born in slavery, becomes Harriet Tubman, the legendary Underground Railroad conductor. Based on recent Tubman biographies, the story is told in the context of Tubman's tight-knit family of lively characters. Harriet Tubman carries the universal themes of sisterhood, courage, sacrifice and doing what is necessary to keep a family together. Moreover it is a heartwarming tale of two sisters vowing that nothing but death will separate them, despite the slavery threatening to tear them apart.

Under the direction of Founder, Artistic Director and conductor Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, The Nathaniel Dett Chorale is Canadas first professional choral group dedicated to Afrocentric music of all styles, including classical, spiritual, gospel, jazz, folk and blues. Their mission is to build bridges of understanding, appreciation, and acceptance between communities of people, both Afrocentric and other, through the medium of music. The Chorale seeks to dissolve the barriers of stereotype, to empower humans in general, and those of African descent in particular.

...an ensemble of achingly beautiful arias, duets, trios and choruses that recount the major episodes in Tubman's career.

Glenn McNatt -The Baltimore Sun.
Venue

A Grand OnStage Performance