This dramatic song cycle by William Bolcom and Sandra Seaton imagines the experience of Sally Hemings, who was enslaved by Thomas Jefferson, through fictional diary entries. Sung in first person with piano, the piece tells Hemings’ story from age 9 until Jefferson’s death. A story of love, conflict and profound depth, this is a powerful performance you won’t want to overlook.

 

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On Trac|< is a short film that looks at the intersection of human existence and machine acceleration in rural America.

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