Listening to Tom-Tom

Listening to Tom-Tom

Thu, July 9, 7:00pm


Join us for an in-depth exploration of Shirley Graham Du Bois’ 1932 opera, Tom-Tom. Following an introduction of excerpts from the work, performers and panelists will discuss the opera’s complex representations of race, gender, and history, as well as the opportunities and challenges of presenting Tom-Tom today.


Candice Hoyes, soprano
Markel Reed, baritone
Kyle Walker, piano
Lucy Caplan, panelist
Caroline Jackson Smith, panelist

This event was originally produced by Lucy Caplan in partnership with AMOC at Harvard University in 2018.

All artists and dates are subject to change and cancellation without notice as we work closely with local health experts and officials.