Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor | Vocalist, actors and guest musicians to be announced
The Jonah People: A Legacy of Struggle and Triumph - World Premiere | Nashville Symphony Commission
Few artists have conveyed the African American experience in America as movingly and as powerfully as Hannibal Lokumbe. Skillfully bringing together jazz, blues, gospel, opera, orchestral and choral music, this legendary trumpeter and composer will premiere his most expansive and ambitious project yet, The Jonah People: A Legacy of Struggle and Triumph. Featuring a cast of six vocalists, nine actors, a full chorus, a jazz quartet and an African drumming ensemble, this monumental production will bring the community together in a celebration of music, artistry and African American voices.