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From Opera to Hip Hop: A Celebration of American Music

Chamber Music Athens
Morton Theatre, 195 W. Washington St, Athens, GA 30601
Chamber Music Athens

Co-Sponsored by the Morton Theatre Corporation

A celebration of African-American musical excellence across styles and genres at the historic Morton Theatre in downtown Athens. Featuring international star tenor Joshua Stewart performing opera, jazz, and spirituals with UGA pianists and a special appearance by the Athens Hip-Hop Harmonic project, a collaboration between the Athens musical community and the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music. As part of the latter, Athens Hip-Hop and spoken word artists Squallé and Lemuel LaRoche will perform two new works composed for them by UGA composers William May and Nkululeko Zungu. Montu Miller acts as a Master of Ceremonies.

World area: United States.

Guest Artist:
Joshua Stewart, tenor
Athens Hip-Hop Harmonic

James Weidman, piano
Liza Stepanova, piano

Rogelio Bonilla, viola
Alexis Boylan, violin 
Emily Elmore, flute
Michael Farrick, bass
Ori Kang, violin
Iris Marcipar, bass
Elena Minko, piano 
Anna Murphy, viola
Nina Nagarajan, viola
William Slater, cello
Sean Smith, violin
Clarissa Tamara, violin

Morton Theatre
195 W Washington St, 
Athens, GA 30601

This concert is free. No tickets are required.
Donations to the Morton Theatre Corporation will be accepted at the venue.

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