Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company A Tribute to Marian Anderson

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When

02/04/2020 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

02/24/2020 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost

Free

Where

600 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004

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Special Black History Month event at the National Portrait Gallery. Accompanied by pianist Jeffery Watson and soprano Millicent Scarlett, Choreographer in Residence Dana Tai Soon Burgess premiers a new performance in response to the museum’s exhibition “One Life: Marian Anderson.” With a cast of five dancers and a set of solo, duet, trio and quartet dance-suites, this new work pays homage to Anderson’s voice and grace while underscoring the racial barriers she overcame.