Treemonisha: Three on 3 & Opera Ebony

Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church, 12 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY

Scenes from Scott Joplin’s Treemonisha and art songs by Hall Johnson and Harry T Burleigh. Treemonisha is about 18-year-old girl who is kidnapped by a conjurer who fears her education poses a threat to his influence over the community. Johnson and Burleigh are two of the first composers of the American Art song.