The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Regina Harris Baiocchi

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Regina Harris Baiocchi

Streaming Video - 2016
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Music composer Regina Harris Baiocchi was born on July 16, 1956 in Chicago Illinois. She studied at DePaul University, Roosevelt University, Illinois Institute of Design and New York University. Baiocchi wrote instrumental and vocal music for opera, libretti and concertos. In 1996, she wrote a one-act opera entitled Gbeldahoven: No One's Child; and then, in 1997, she created Dreamhoppers, another one-act opera which garnered broad popularity. Both works make use of varied musical traditions. Baiocchi's compositions were performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, as well as at festivals nationwide. Her opera Good News Falls Gently was performed in the 1995 Festival Incontri Musicali in Rome, Italy. In 1998, she served as artistic director of the Roots & Wings concert at Chicago's prestigious Ravinia Festival. In 2004, she published a collection of poems, Urban Haiku and Other Collected Poems.
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Characteristics: 1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 15 min., 49 sec.)) : sound, color.
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