African American Spirituals

Saturday, February 22, 2020

 

Unity Concert: African American Spirituals

Saturday, February 22 • 7:30 pm

First United Methodist Church Charlotte

With Special Guests: Charlotte Contemporary Ensemble

Charlotte Master Chorale
CMC Chamber Singers
Charlotte Contemporary Ensemble
Kenney Potter, conductor

Join us on a musical journey that begins in the plantation fields of the South and moves to the concert halls of America. Celebrate America's first art form with the Charlotte Master Chorale, CMC Chamber Singers, and our special guests, Charlotte Contemporary Ensemble.

Works include:

Moses Hogan  Wade in the Water
L.L. Fleming  Give Me Jesus
Moses Hogan  My God Is So High
Hall Johnson  Ride on King Jesus
Moses Hogan  He’s Got the Whole World
Roland Carter  You Must Have That True Religion
Michael White  Goin’ Home On a Cloud
Nolan Williams, Jr.  Done Made My Vow to the Lord
Stacey Gibbs  Way Over in Beulah Lan’
Jester Hairston  Hold On
Andre Thomas  Keep Your Lamps
Alice Parker  I Got Shoes
John Wesley Work  Rockin' Jerusalem
William Dawson  Ezekiel Saw De Wheel
Moses Hogan  Battle of Jericho
W. H. Smith  Walk Together Children

 

2019-20 Season

Choral Transcendence

Choral Transcendence

The Charlotte Master Chorale presents "Choral Transcendence" featuring Durufle's "Quatre Motets" on January 31 and February 1.
Unity Concert

Unity Concert

The Charlotte Master Chorale presents "Unity Concert: African American Spirituals" with Special Guest Choir, Charlotte Contemporary Ensemble, on February 22.
Missa Solemnis

Missa Solemnis

The Charlotte Master Chorale is the Resident Chorus of the Charlotte Symphony and performs with the CSO throughout the season.
Haydn: The Creation

Haydn: The Creation

The Charlotte Master Chorale presents "Unity Concert: African American Spirituals" with Special Guest Choir, Charlotte Contemporary Ensemble, on February 22.
Mostly Motets

Mostly Motets

The Charlotte Master Chorale Chamber Singers presents "Mostly Motets" on May 28, 2020.
Concluded Concerts

Concluded Concerts

The following performances from the 2019-2020 season have concluded.