November 12, 2002
York of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Composer:Bruce Trinkley
Librettist:Jason Charnesky
Synopsis
This full-length opera continues Trinkley and Charnesky's work The Last Voyage of Captain Meriwether Lewis, a cantata whose action occurs on the night of Lewis's death. The action of YORK follows the epic sweep of the Lewis and Clark Voyage of Discovery while focusing on a single hero: York, William Clark's boyhood slave and the only African-American to travel with the Expedition.

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
02:00

Number of Acts
2

Vocal & Musical Forces
Singers: 3 principal roles, 4 secondary roles; male chorus; SATB chorus. Orchestra: Full

Original Cast
Leonard Rowe (York)
Tamara Haskin (Mary, York's wife)
Brett Hyberger (Clark)
Norman Spivey (Meriwether Lewis)
Brian Winnie (Charles Floyd)


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