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'Sweet Land' composer Raven Chacon named MacArthur fellow

The "Sweet Land" creative team. (Courtesy)
The "Sweet Land" creative team. (Courtesy)

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Native American composer Raven Chacon was named a MacArthur fellow last week.

We revisit Scott Tong’s conversation with Chacon and Aja Couchois Duncan about their opera “Sweet Land” from November 2021.

A photo from “Sweet Land.” (Casey Kringlen for The Industry)

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