“Freedom Ride” at French Quarter Festival

Freedom Ride at French Quarter Festival

We will be presenting a free showchase of music and scenes from Freedom Ride at the French Quarter Festival this year in New Orleans.  The performance is at 3:30pm on Saturday, April 14 at the historic St. Mary’s Church (the old Ursulines Convent), at 1116 Chartres St., on the corner of Ursulines.

Sylvie: Dara Rahming
Russell: Chauncey Packer
Clayton: Rev. Mitchell Stevens

Xavier University of Louisiana Concert Choir, directed by John Ware

This presentation is free and open to the public.  No tickets are required!

www.fqfi.org

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“Freedom Riders Remembered” at Xavier

Sylvie: Dara Rahming
Leonie: Valerie Jones Francis
Russell: Chauncey Packer
Clayton: Anthony Zoeller

Xavier University of Louisiana Concert Choir, directed by John Ware

Wilfred Delphin, piano

And featuring a panel discussion with:

Jerome Smith
Sandra Nixon Thomas
Alice Thompson
Claude Reese
Dave Dennis
Matt Suarez
Dorotha “Dodie” Smith-Simmons

This presentation is free and open to the public.  No tickets are required!

Freedom Ride on Facebook

There is now a Freedom Ride page on Facebook, so please “like” us if you would like to receive news and updates on the progress of the opera.

https://www.facebook.com/freedom.ride.opera

If you do not have a Facebook account, you can still view the beautiful pictures that George Long took at our October gala at Longue Vue:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.128405190613893.23669.128397013948044&type=3&l=48309ca7cb