‘Quamino’s Map,’ a world premiere opera in Chicago, explores the ‘burning desire’ for freedom

Belizean-born composer Errollyn Wallen learned of this historical episode in 2000 while reading S.I. Martin’s “Incomparable World: A Novel,” which looks at the imagined lives of three of these exiles in 18th-century England.“It explores different types of Black experience in London in a very vivid time,” Wallen said. “I vowed then that I would one day bring that to the stage.” Click here to read the full article.