The Elevator Project 2021

National Anthems

Presented by Verdigris Ensemble

September 9 – 11, 2021

Winspear Opera House

2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201


We were slaves. We were scorned. But now, our future is ours.

In his piece the the national anthems, David Lang brings together excerpts of every national anthem to form a sweeping picture of the common human hopes that underpin national identity and ambition. Dallas’ most exciting choral ensemble returns to AT&T Performing Arts Center’s Elevator Project to perform the TEXAS PREMIERE of David Lang’s the the national anthems. Through never-before-seen video projection and choreographed movement, Verdigris Ensemble envelops audiences in innovative multi-sensory storytelling. Relive our shared human history. Experience our collective truth.

We have one wish. We have one goal. And we hear her call.


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