Black Academy of Arts and Letters presents Wading Home, an Opera of New Orleans

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the flooding of New Orleans and South Louisiana, Dallas composer Mary Alice Rich and author Rosalyn Story will premiere the opera, Wading Home, an Opera of New Orleans, based on Story’s 2010 book, Wading Home, a novel of New Orleans.

This two-act opera will be presented in a staged workshop format with internationally known baritone Donnie Ray Albert, outstanding regional vocalists and an instrumental ensemble and chorus. The opera Wading Home tells the fictional story of a family’s struggle to reconnect and recover after the flood which nearly destroyed New Orleans in 2005.

Event Details


4.2.15 | 7:30 pm


Moody Performance Hall
2520 Flora St.
Dallas, TX 75201

Ticket Info

Admission is free.