This Season

Two commissions, two world premieres.
Film and live performance; recital and opera.
The 2nd season of UrbanArias/sampled.
And a return to DC’s Keegan Theater.


FALL

“Soldiers never die until they are forgotten.
Tomb Guards never forget.”

Composed by Shawn Okpebholo
Poems by Marcus Amaker

Marcus Amaker
Marcus Amaker
Shawn Okpebholo
Shawn Okpebholo

Streaming for FREE
November 11 – December 11, 2021

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SPRING

Composed by Stephen Eddins
Libretto by Michael O’Brien
with Stephen Eddins

Based on the short story by Eudora Welty

April 30 to May 7, 2022
at the Keegan Theatre, Washington D.C.


Sampled Series

Take a deeper look,
one conversation at a time.

Our popular interview series returns for the
2021-2022 Season!

For both UNKNOWN and Why I Live at the P.O., UrbanArias Executive Director Anne-Carolyn Bird will interview the artists and creators behind the productions, including composers, librettists, singers, directors, filmmakers, designers, and – of course – UrbanArias Founder, Artistic Director, and Conductor Robert Wood. Click HERE to see watch the episodes.