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Print Media

Profiles and Interviews

Ms. Magazine: A Conversation with Music Composer Nkeiru Okoye of “Harriet Tubman” Opera Fame (2022)

The New York Times: Let’s Make the Future That the ‘New World’ Symphony Predicted (2021)

Classical Voice of San Francisco: Nkeiru Okoye - Now is the Moment (2020)

It's not the police, it's not the bullets, it's the attitude: A Conversation with the Artists of “Invitation to a Die-In” (American Opera Project, 2020)

NPR/WDET -  Detroit Razed Black Bottom. This Composer Doesn't Want You To Forget (2020)

Boston Globe, the VIP Lounge: On window seats, sparkly shoes, and composing music that celebrates Black women (2021)

Broadway World, Composer Nkeiru Okoye & Students At South Shore Conservatory To Team Up For Upcoming Performance (2021)

Cleveland Classical: Cleveland & Oberlin Opera Theaters to produce Nkeiru Okoye’s Harriet Tubman opera (2016)

WFAE: Charlotte Symphony Set To Debut New Piece On City's History (2018)

WFMT: Watch 'Invitation to a Die-In,' A Moving Musical Memorial to Unarmed Black Men Killed by Police (2017)

Opera America Magazine: Voices Raised - Racially themed works bring new perspectives to opera's stages (2017)

Chronogram: Nkeiru Okoye's opera "We've Got Our Eye on You" is performed at SUNY New Paltz this month (2016)

Baltimore Sun: Is this how it was with Mozart? (2006)


The New York Times: Songs, Some Coded, of Liberation (The New York Times, 2012

Newsday: Arias of a Freedom Train (2012)

Times Herald-Record: SUNY teacher's opera hails historical figure (2013)

Concert and Recording Reviews

Further Reading

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