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Inside The Arts: Louis Moreau Institute | Eight Songs For A Mad King, Wilson’s The Piano Lesson

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Jonathan Z. Harris, base baritone, native New Orleanian based in NYC, featured soloist, Louis Moreau Institute 2020 Festival

This week on Inside the Arts, the Louis Moreau Institute's 2020 Festival premieres Sir Peter Maxwell Davies' monodrama, Eight Songs for a Mad King and other works by contemporary masters and emerging composers.  Artistic director Morris Rosenzweig and bass baritone Jonathan Z. Harris join us for a chat.

And, Le Petit Theatre continues its season with August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Piano Lesson.  Veteran actors Lance Nichols and Zeb Hollins III are here.

Inside the Arts, Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m., Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m., and Thursdays at 8:45 a.m.

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