Opera Wire: Adolphus Hailstork to Be Featured in Bill Doggett’s 2nd ‘Composer Conversations’ 5 PM, Sunday, August, 2020


Opera Wire


August 12, 2020

By David Salazar

Bill Doggett will feature composer Adolphus Hailstork in his “Composer Conversations” on Sunday, August 16, 2020.

The event will focus on Hailstork’s career, his compositions, and how he brings Black history to life through music.

Audiences will also hear clips from many of the composer’s work and hear discussion of many of his more recent works, including the “Requiem Cantata for George Floyd.”

Hailstork is the noted composer of such operas as “Joshua’s Boots,” “Paul Laurence Dunbar: Common Ground,” and “Rise for Freedom: The John P. Parker Story.”


The event kicks off at 5 p.m. ET