LA Phil Presents Ask Your Mama – Sunday, August 30, 7:30pm at the Hollywood Bowl
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
George Manahan, conductor
Jessye Norman, soprano
Nnenna Freelon, vocalist
de'Adre Aziza, vocalist
Laura Karpman, composer
Hot jazz, German song, Latin cha-cha and Afro-Cuban drumming come together in this collaboration between Emmy Award-winning composer Laura Karpman and world-renowned soprano Jessye Norman. Inspired by Langston Hughes’ epic poem Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz, this heady mixture weaves the collective memories of America and the hopes for its future into a tapestry of orchestral music and sound samples.
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