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Raleigh Civic Chamber Orchestra performs the world premiere of The Inheritors Overture by Allison Loggins-Hull
NC State’s Raleigh Civic Chamber Orchestra performs its spring concert The Inheritors: Music of Trauma, Healing and Hope which includes the world premiere of a newly commissioned work by Allison Loggins-Hull. The premiere is part of the NC State/Raleigh Civic Orchestras’ “20 for ’20” season of world premieres, celebrating their 20th premiere under the direction of Dr. Peter Askim.
In her composition The Inheritors Overture, centered around the concept of the intergenerational transmission of trauma, Loggins-Hull draws on the stories of descendants of victims of slavery and the Holocaust. She writes, “I am focused on creating work that is responsive to the times and particularly drawn to highlighting the experiences of minorities, women, and exploring how American politics affect future generations…I am often consumed with these issues and histories, and as an artist I strongly believe it is my responsibility, especially in consideration of the times we are living in, to create work in this vein.” The concert explores the ways in which people endure and transcend adversity.
Join us for a post-concert discussion with
Dr. Gita Baackauthor of The Inheritors: Moving Forward From Generational Trauma
and Dr. Rolanda Mitchell