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Carlos Simon | Requiem for the Enslaved
November 9 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm$40
Multi-genre work Requiem for the Enslaved by Carlos Simon is a musical tribute to commemorate the stories of 272 enslaved men, women and children sold in 1838 by Georgetown University, infusing original compositions with African American spirituals and familiar Catholic liturgical melodies. Performed by the Hub New Music with Carlos at the piano, Requiem features spoken word and hip hop artist Marco Pavé, and trumpeter MK Zulu.
Requiem for the Enslaved was nominated for a 2023 GRAMMY award for Best Contemporary Classical Composition.