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    River of Freedom: Music from the Americas

    African American Museum in Philadelphia

    738 South Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19146
    • Friday March 15th 2019, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

    In partnership with the University of Delaware, the African American Museum in Philadelphia invites you to experience a special night of international music, visual art and performance. A sonic landscape featuring classical voice, narration and chamber orchestra, performed alongside projections of stunning paintings by Trinidadian artist Che Lovelace, River of Freedom is a historically grounded feast for the eyes, ears and mind. 

    River of Freedom chronicles the journey of the enslaved African Americans who fought with the British in America’s Second War of Independence of 1812 in exchange for freedom and land in Trinidad. The work will be performed by Ibis Ensemble, a group founded by and made up of members of the music faculty of the University of Trinidad and Tobago, and memb

    $8 - $12
    Public Programming

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