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Leroy Aarons

A timely and hauntingly beautiful new opera with libretto by Pulitzer Prize-winner Leroy Aarons and score by accomplished composer Glenn Paxton. Scandal erupts in the White House - and in the national press - when Thomas Jefferson's longtime love affair with his slave mistress Sally Hemings is revealed. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Shana Blake Hill, Annette Daniels, Cynthia Jansen, Christopher Schuman, Haqumai Sharpe and Michael Paul Smith. Composed by Leroy Aarons, libretto by Glenn Paxton.

A timely and hauntingly beautiful new opera with libretto by Pulitzer Prize-winner Leroy Aarons and score by accomplished composer Glenn Paxton. Scandal erupts in the White House - and in the national press - when Thomas Jefferson's longtime love affair with his slave mistress Sally Hemings is revealed. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Shana Blake Hill, Annette Daniels, Cynthia Jansen, Christopher Schuman, Haqumai Sharpe and Michael Paul Smith. Composed by Leroy Aarons, libretto by Glenn Paxton.
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A timely and hauntingly beautiful new opera with libretto by Pulitzer Prize-winner Leroy Aarons and score by accomplished composer Glenn Paxton. Scandal erupts in the White House - and in the national press - when Thomas Jefferson's longtime love affair with his slave mistress Sally Hemings is revealed. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Shana Blake Hill, Annette Daniels, Cynthia Jansen, Christopher Schuman, Haqumai Sharpe and Michael Paul Smith. Composed by Leroy Aarons, libretto by Glenn Paxton.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Glenn Paxton, Shana Blake Hill, Full Cast

Length:

1h 43m


Chapters

Free Sample

03:50

Introduction
Introduction

00:41


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:52


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:01


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:06


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:24


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:08


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:42


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:23


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:14


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:25


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:51


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

02:12


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:52


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:27


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:55


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

02:34


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:01


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

02:45


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:39


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:44


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:05


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:09


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:16


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:13


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:52


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:38


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

01:49