Folks

A Creole Baby

Season 9 Episode 9 | 28m 35s

“A Creole Baby,” a work-in-progress Christmas opera set in 1864 during the Civil War in Louisiana. Sonya Masingale interviews Dr. Valerian Smith of Baton Rouge, the composer, who discusses the inspiration for “A Creole Baby” and the stories behind the songs. The singers perform the following songs: “Oh How Your Heart Cries”; “I Could Kill / A Human Treason”; “I’m So Sorry You Came into My Life”

Aired: 01/27/21

Rating: NR

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Folks is a local public television program presented by LPB.