Presented by Virginia Opera
Harriet Tubman may be the best-known conductor of the Underground Railroad, but there were others including William Still. An abolitionist and historian, as well as a conductor for the Underground Railroad, he is credited with helping nearly 800 enslaved African Americans escape to freedom. Sanctuary Road by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec, is based on the remarkable writings of William Still.
Music by Paul Moravec, Libretto by Mark Campbell, Based on the writings of William Still, a conductor for the Underground Railroad
Sung in English with English Surtitles
Conducted by Everett McCorvey and Directed by Kimille Howard
Opera performances are not eligible for VSO subscriptions, exchanges, or voucher redemptions.