Sweet Land brings together two composers/librettist teams—Raven Chacon and Du Yun, Douglas Kearney and Aja Couchois Duncan—to create a multiperspectival opera which explores the myths of American identity, co-directed by Yuval Sharon and Cannupa Hanska Luger.
Sweet Land Concert Workshop
May 4 and 5, 2019
in residence at L.A. Dance Project Studios: 2245
Sweet Land Full Production
February 29 – March 22, 2020
Sweet Land is supported in part by generous grants from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, LA County Arts Commission, National Endowment for the Arts and the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation.
The Commissioning of Du Yun for Sweet Land received funding from OPERA America’s Grants for Female Composers program, supported by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation.