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A Gathering of Sons

Presented by Pittsburgh Festival Opera at Winchester Thurston Falk Auditorium, Pittsburgh PA

Jun 15 2017
Jul 08 2017
A Gathering of Sons

Come see Pittsburgh Festival Opera’s debut of a new jazz opera, A Gathering of Sons.

Our new world premiere gospel/jazz opera A Gathering of Sons takes us on a journey through the lives of a young Black man, a white police officer, parents of a newborn child, and a collection of spirits who watch over the world.

A confrontation with history and the way it breathes through the present, this poetic premiere is a conversation on our biases and how we heal after tragedy. It is an eye towards freedom and the work our communities need to do to reach it. Full of magic, fear, hope,

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Tickets are available to purchase  through our website or by calling the Box Office.

Contact: 412 326 9687


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Immediately following the opening night performance on Saturday 1 July, members of the creative team, including librettist Tameka Cage Conley, composer Dwayne Fulton, and stage director Mark Clayton Southers, will speak from the stage about the creative journey that led to A Gathering of Sons. Please join the conversation.

Celebrate the opening night and meet the cast over a glass of wine and some delectable nibbles. July 1, 10:00 PM. Reserve your tickets online.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Winchester Thurston Falk Auditorium

555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

Accessibility: Winchester Thurston School is a handicap accessible venue. Hearing assistance devices are available for Falk Auditorium performances; please reserve in advance.

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