Ivan Griffin, bass-baritone, presents Songs of a People: Music of the African-American Experience. With Michael Borowitz, piano, and Michael Boucree, narrator. Free to all; $20 suggested donation.
Now in its second season, the Marigny Opera Ballet presents the world premiere of Orfeo, a full-length contemporary ballet choreographed by local, award-winning choreographer, Maya Taylor. The ballet presents an interpretation of the tragic Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. The original score by local composer Tucker Fuller will be performed by a chamber orchestra under the direction of Music Director, Francis Scully. Subscriptions to the Ballet’s full 2015/2016 season are on sale now.