“The Summer King” brings crowd to see Josh Gibson opera

DETROIT_ The region’s top arts patrons all converged on the Detroit Opera House Saturday for the premiere of “The Summer King,” the moving new opera detailing the life of Negro Baseball League legend Josh Gibson. I was thrilled to be there and honored to conduct an Opera Talk before the opera with Tigers legend Willie Horton, celebrated tenor George Shirley and Summer King composer Daniel Sonenberg.


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