Event Details

An African American Requiem

Oregon Symphony and Resonance Ensemble

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

1037 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205

Start Date: 05/23/2020 7:30pm

End Date: 05/23/2020

Oregon Symphony and Resonance Ensemble join forces to present the World premiere of An African American Requiem, Portland composer Damien Geter’s bold, thought-provoking musical response to violence against African Americans in the United States. Combining traditional Latin Requiem texts with civil rights declarations, poetry, and the famous last words of Eric Garner, “I can’t breathe,” this performance will honor past and present victims of racial violence and spur reflection on how to build a more hopeful future. Special Concert

Registration details: https://www.orsymphony.org/concerts-tickets/1920/an-african-american-requiem/?performanceId=4456