Operating Status

The Raritan Players presents “The Arts as Black Resistance in Eighteenth-Century London: The Music of Ignatius Sancho”

Date & Time

Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.




Virtual Live Stream


Co-sponsored by Mason Gross School of the Arts and the Rutgers University Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice

Ignatius Sancho

A concert on period instruments, with commentary, on Ignatius Sancho (1729-1780), known as the first Black person to publish original music compositions, and who used his work as a tool to resist enslavement and racism. With soprano Sonya Headlam (DMA ’21) and pianist Rebecca Cypess.

Learn more about the free performance.