The Sounds of California in the Bayview Concert was held before a live audience at the Bayview Opera House in San Francisco. Musical artists from the Bay Area’s African-American, Vietnamese, Kurdish, and Chicano communities ponder displacement, migration, and creating a new sense of home. The program is hosted by Rhodessa Jones.
The first half of the concert begins with the Omnira Institute’s choir Awon Ohun Omnira, and continues with the Peña-Govea Family:
The second half of the concert includes mother-daughter duo Isik Berfin and Özden Öztropak and the Au Co Vietnamese Cultural Center’s Youth Ensemble:
Sounds of California – Bayview is a production of the Alliance for California Traditional Arts and Radio Bilingüe, in collaboration with the Bayview Opera House and the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.