H. Leslie Adams commissioned by Mirror Visions Ensemble, for "This Land is Ours" series, beginning March 31, 2019


Mar 31 2019 - 5:00pm

The Mirror Visions Ensemble has commissioned H. Leslie Adams to arrange his setting of "Heart of a Woman" one of the songs from his well-known collection, Nightsongs. The group has curated an upcoming concert series including multiple performances of "This Land is Ours" to be performed Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker Street (bet Lafayette and Bowery) New York, NY, 10012 and at other dates in Hillsdale, NY and in Europe. The song by Leslie Adams features poetry by Harlem Renaissance poet Georgia Douglas Johnson (1880-1966). Other composers on this project include Nate May, Francine Trester, Mohammed Fairouz, Brittney Boykin, Carlos Simon, Adolphus Hailstork, Harold Meltzer, and Braxton Blake.