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  • A Dream Fulfilled: The Saga of George Washington Carver

An Interview with Michael Patterson, Composer of the George Washington Carver Opera

Duration: 18:34
Program: A Dream Fulfilled: The Saga of George Washington Carver
Broadcast Date: Jul. 15, 2010

An Interview with Michael Patterson, the composer of the Des Moines Metro Opera's production of A Dream Fulfilled: The Saga of George Washington Carver.

Patterson discusses Carver's love for music and the arts, the important role Carver played in Iowa history, and the process involved in creating an opera.

A set of teacher resources supporting this program is available on the Des Moines Metro Opera website.

Funding for A Dream Fulfilled: The Saga of George Washington Carver has been provided by Friends… the Iowa Public Television Foundation… and by Pioneer Hi-Bred, A DuPont Business.

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Post Date: July 16, 2010