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Dear Nina: A Sonic Love Letter to Nina Simone with Drea d’Nur and Strings by Rootstock Republic
Sunday, October 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm$20
Power, poise, and passion reign supreme in this pairing of voice and strings that celebrates the legendary canon of Nina Simone. Drea d’Nur (vocalist/pianist) is accompanied by 6-piece string ensemble Rootstock Republic: LIVE in this uniquely intimate and newly orchestrated songbook of Simone’s love songs, blues, and protest music. This program is presented by the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center and the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans arrival in America.