Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2016-2017

FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017 at 6:30 PM

Coolidge Auditorium

Photo: Jeannette Rankin

Jeannette Rankin. Photo by C. T. Chapman, Manuacript Division, Library of Congress.

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Heather Johnson, mezzo-soprano |  Mila Henry, piano

The Library of Congress and Opera America co-present the world premiere of "Fierce Grace—Jeanette Rankin," a song cycle about the first woman elected to Congress. It was composed by Kitty Brazelton, Laura Kaminsky, Laura Karpman and Ellen Reid; Kimberly Reed, librettist.