Marble City Opera Presents the World Premiere of "I Can't Breathe"
A conversation with librettist, Brandon J. Gibson, and Kathryn Frady, Executive and Artistic Director of Marble City Opera
Marble City Opera presents the world premiere of I Can't Breathe. With music by Leslie Savoy Burrs and libretto by Knoxville-based writer, Brandon J. Gibson, this opera was inspired by and written in the wake of repeated instances of fatal police brutality. Performances are February 24-26 at the Beck Cultural Exchange Center on Dandridge Ave. in Knoxville. In-person tickets are currently sold out, but livestream tickets still remain.
Learn more about the opera, how the idea for its creation came about, Mr. Gibson's process for writing the libretto, and so much more in this interview with Morning Concert host, Melony Dodson. More information can also be found at https://marblecityopera.com