An evening devoted to the music of Kansas City native and internationally acclaimed composer, Susan Kander. Do not miss the KC premiere of the riveting one-woman opera, Driving While Black, featuring a searing autobiographical libretto and performance by Soprano, Roberta Gumbel. Also on the program is the world premiere of Kander's song cycle featuring Soprano, Victoria Botero, based on poems by the late and beloved Kansas City poet, Michelle Boisseau.
The ensemble includes:
Victoria Botero, Soprano
Roberta Gumbel, Soprano
Jacob Ashworth, Violin
and New Morse Code: Hannah Collins, Cello and Michael Compitello, Percussion