Anthracite Fields

Winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize, Julia Wolfe’s Anthracite Fields is a poignant oratorio commemorating the Pennsylvania coal miners whose work fueled the nation. Featuring Bang on a Can All-Stars, local choir, and striking scenography, Wolfe’s acclaimed tribute draws from oral histories, interviews, speeches, local rhymes, and provides an intimate look at a particular moment in the history of industrialization.

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