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UNC School of the Arts: Louise Toppin in Recital

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( Thu., Sep. 23, 2021 )

Performed by Louise Toppin, Coloratura Soprano

Watson Chamber Music Hall, 1533 S. Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27127-2738


Coloratura soprano Louise Toppin performs a recital of art songs and spirituals of the African Diaspora featuring works by women composers such as Margaret Bonds, Harriette Davison, Rosephanye Powell; and a world premiere song cycle, "For Terry" by Maria Corley. Also included in the program are compositions by the celebrated composer Adolphus Hailstork. Louise Toppin launched the African Diaspora Music Project (ADMP) in 2019, and it now contains 4,000 songs by composers of African descent. Currently a professor at University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance, Dr. Toppin is also known for her extensive operatic, orchestral and oratorio performing career.


In-person event. Masks required for all performances. Orchestra seating only. Tickets at


Live from Watson Hall: Register for free access to the livestreamed version of this performance at


$20, $15 students

More information

336-721-1945 or


UNCSA Guest Artists Series


  • Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 7:30 PM