Subscribe to
Opera Today

Receive articles and news via RSS feeds or email subscription.


twitter_logo[1].gif



9780393088953.png

9780521746472.png

0810888688.gif

0810882728.gif

News

17 Oct 2006

DESIREE COOPER: It's time to give 'Porgy and Bess' another look

http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061017/NEWS01/610170316/1122

gershwin.jpgBY DESIREE COOPER [Detroit Free Press, 17 October 2006]

In 1998, I went to my first production of "Porgy and Bess."

I felt almost ashamed that I'd never seen one of the most significant American operas before, especially since it was about African Americans. The opera's opening song, "Summertime," almost seems like part of my DNA.

Send to a friend

Send a link to this article to a friend with an optional message.

Friend's Email Address: (required)

Your Email Address: (required)

Message (optional):