Lullaby and sextet, Act 1, scene 1:
All eyes focus on Nonnie as she strolls down College Street with the baby she cares for.
Nonnies Song, Act 1, scene 3:
Late at night Nonnie secretly waits by the river for Tracy.
Tracys Ballad, Act 1, scene 3:
Tracy recalls how he remembered Nonnie when he was serving in France during World War I.
Adina Aaron, Nonnie
Joseph Kaiser, Tracy
New York City Opera, Stephen Gross, conductor
Nonnies Aria, Act 1, scene 7:
Even though her family condemns her affair and pregnancy, Nonnie is determined to keep both her lover and the unborn baby.
Erina Newkirk, Nonnie
Long Leaf Opera, Benjamin Keaton, conductor
Erina Newkirks haunting performance of Nonnies waiting song in Act I, scene 3 accompanies these images of the final piano rehearsal.
Rehearsal with Orchestra
Scenes from the sitzprobe.
Strange Fruit Rehearsal #1
Artistic director Randolph Umberger introduces Long Leaf Opera to the performers as the cast sings through scene 1 for the first time.
Set designed by Doris Schneider
Nonnie (Erina Newkirk) and Tracy (Charles Stanton) embrace in
Act 1, scene 3.
Michael Kilbridge portrays the manipulative
revival preacher Brother Dunwoodie.
Dorothy (Nicolle Alexandre) rejoices at Tracys conversion in
Act 1, scene 5.
Nonnie is despondent after Tracys murder
Act 2, scene 5.