Saturday, February 6, 2021 LA Opera to Present ‘Black Love’ As Part of its ‘After Hours’ Recital Series [H. Leslie Adams, Undine Smith Moore, William Grant Still]


By David Salazar

Feb. 6, 2021

Under the leadership of new Artist in Residence Russell Thomas, the LA Opera is poised to bring back its “After Hours” recital series on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021.

The first recital in this series will be “Black Love,” a concert featuring love songs by renowned African American composers including H. Leslie Adams, Margaret Bonds, H.T. Burleigh, James H. East, Undine Smith Moore, and William Grant Still.

The showcase will feature sopranos Alaysha Fox and Tiffany Townsend as well as tenor Ashley Faatoalia and pianist Leonard Hayes.


Audiences can check out the program via the company’s official Facebook and YouTube page.

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