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Julia Wolfe's Anthracite Fields at The Kennedy Center (D.C. premiere)

Julia Wolfe's Pulitzer Prize-winning work Anthracite Fields receives its Washington D.C. premiere at the Kennedy Center, performed by the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Choir of Trinity Wall Street, and conductor Julian Wachner, who were all on the Grammy-nominated recording. Set in the anthracite coal fields of rural Pennsylvania in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the work looks at the coal-mining industry and its laborers and was first performed in 2014 by the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia and BOAC All-Stars. Wolfe's extensive research into the subject matter included oral histories, interviews with miners and their families, geographic descriptions, children's rhymes, and vintage coal-industry advertisements.

Event Venue

Kennedy Center, Terrace Theater

2700 F Street, NW
Washington 20037
  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 7:30pm

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