Kao Kalia Yang ’03 interviewed by MPR about Hmong story adapted for opera

Yang studied American studies, cross-cultural studies, and women’s and gender studies at Carleton.

9 March 2023 Posted In:

Kao Kalia Yang ’03 was interviewed by MPR News for their Minnesota Now series, in an episode titled “For the first time, a Hmong story heads for the opera.” Yang wrote “The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father” in 2016, and that story is now the first Hmong story to be adapted for the operatic stage by Minnesota Opera.

Listen to the podcast episode or read the transcript.