Saturday, January 24, 2009

The Lydian Singers Display 400 Photos of 'Hiawatha's Wedding Feast' of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

[Photos ©]

On Saturday, October 4, 2008 AfriClassical posted a review of the presentation in Trinidad and Tobago of a work of the Afro-British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912): “Newsday: Lydians Present Samuel Coleridge-Taylor's 'Hiawatha's Wedding Feast'”. It opened:THE STAGE of Queen’s Hall was transformed into a Native American Village as the Lydians with Steel, presented Scenes from the Song of Hiawatha, a trilogy composed by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.” 

Today AfriClassical received an E-mail from Jan of The Lydians, with links to 404 striking and dramatic color photos, © “Greetings from the Lydians! Dear Mr. Zick, Here are some of the pictures from the Launch of the Opera!
And here are some photos taken at our 6 night performance of 'Scenes from the Song of Hiawatha!'
Sincerely, The Lydians Visit us at our website:” AfriClassical is grateful to The Lydians for this photographic record.  Samuel Coleridge-Taylor is profiled at

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