Navy Yard history and local lore inform this program including pieces inspired by the work of Walt Whitman, the experiences of “Rosie the Riveter,” and the historic first radio transmission of “the voice of an angel” singing I Love You, Truly here at the Yard in 1907.
Join us for a festive evening of opera, folk songs, sea shanties, spirituals and more.
7:45- Reception (wine, beer, light fare)
Exhibition Galleries Open
Nicole Mitchell (contralto) is a proud native of Brooklyn, New York. Ms. Mitchell has performed at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, and with New York City Opera, Sarasota Opera and American Opera Projects. In addition to contemporary compositions, Ms. Mitchell’s concert work as alto soloist includes Verdi’s Requiem, Brahms’ Alto Rhapsody, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony & Choral Fantasy, Händel’s Messiah and Rossini’s Stabat Mater.
This program is presented in partnerhsip with the Walt Whitman Project