UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

POEME DE L'AMOUR ET DE LA MER

APRIL 23 & 24, 2021

Two voices meld with the orchestra for a night of opera favorites that will leave you on the edge of your seat in this special collaborative concert with Opera Omaha. With iconic works by Mozart and Bizet, coupled with song cycles by Mahler and Chausson, this collaboration is for opera and symphony lovers alike.

OMAHA SYMPHONY

With Craig Irvin, baritone

Conducted by Conner Gray Covington

DRIVING WHILE BLACK

APRIL 30, 2021

Karen makes her Urban Arias debut starring in the new and exciting work Driving While Black by Susan Kander and Roberta Gumbel. Driving While Black is a solo performed work constructed out of two interwoven strands, one personal, one external. The film adaptation will premiere on April 23rd, 2021 

URBAN ARIAS

Directed and Choreographed by Du’Bois & Camry A’Keen

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RECITAL

SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

VENETIAN ARTS SOCIETY

Karen will be featured as a guest artist with the Venetian Arts Society where she will perform a solo recital of her favorite pieces in the style of a salon.  

Casey Robards, piano

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

THE SNOWY DAY

HOUSTON GRAND OPERA

DECEMBER 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 27, 18 & 19, 2021

MAMA

Karen makes her Houston Grand Opera debut starring in the role of Mama in The Snowy Day by Joel Thompson and librettist Andrea Davis Pinkney. It shares the heartwarming story of Peter, a young boy exploring New York City on a snowy day—who is also the first Black American protagonist of a mainstream children’s book.

Houston, Texas

Wortham Theater Center

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AIDA

AIDA

APRIL 7, 9 & 10 2022

OPERA CAROLINA

Karen stars in the title role of Aida by Giuseppi Verdi. Karen reprises her critically acclaimed performance of this tragic love story in her debut with Opera Carolina.

RECITAL

MAY 21, 2022

AT SPIVEY HALL

Karen will perform in a recital with renowned organist Alan Morrison. The recital will feature the world premiere of a work by composer Adolphus Hailstork 

Atlanta, Georgia

Spivey Hall

VERDI REQUIEM

JUNE 30, 2022

Karen will be featured as the Soprano Soloist in the iconic Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi. This work will be presented as part of the Highlander Concert Series. 

HIGHLANDER CONCERT SERIES

Dallas, Texas

Meyerson Symphony Center

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