Louise Toppin in Recital

Louise Toppin

Guest Artist Series

Coloratura soprano Louise Toppin performs a recital of art songs and spirituals of the African Diaspora featuring works by women composers such as Margaret Bonds, Harriette Davison and Rosephanye Powell; and a world premiere song cycle, "For Terry," by Maria Corley. Also included in the program are compositions by the celebrated composer Adolphus Hailstork.

Louise Toppin launched the African Diaspora Music Project (ADMP) in 2019, and it now contains 4,000 songs by composers of African descent. Currently a professor at University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance, Dr. Toppin is also known for her extensive operatic, orchestral and oratorio performing career. Joining her for this program will be pianist John O'Brien, a member of East Carolina University’s music faculty.

Ticket price: $20 regular / $15 student

Watson Hall
1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC
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Louise Toppin in Recital
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