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A “Revolutionary Project”

Listening to History in Shirley Graham’s 1932 Opera Tom-Tom 

by Lucy Caplan


Ten thousand spectators came on the first night; fifteen thousand more on the second. They filled the stadium on the lakefront, marveling at the multi-tiered stage, the elephant that lumbered across it, and the thirty-foot waterfall towering above. As the sun set, a light rain began to fall. Its rhythmic patter merged imperceptibly with the sounds emanating from a battalion of percussion instruments. Four soloists and a chorus of hundreds appeared. Their voices guided the audience out of the drizzly present – Cleveland, summer, 1932 – and into the sweeping epic of Tom-Tom, the world-premiere opera unfolding onstage.  

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Valentine's Day Playlist

Be Mine: A Very Caramoor Valentine’s Day

We’ve compiled our picks of romantic and love-inspired songs perfect for Valentine’s Day from Caramoor performers past and present! What music do you like to share with the ones you love? Read more