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 Guest Choir: 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. The performance features works by John W Work, William Dawson, Jester Hairston, Moses Hogan, Stacey Gibbs, among others.

2019-20 Season

Haydn | Brahms | Mendelssohn

Haydn | Brahms | Mendelssohn

The Charlotte Master Chorale celebrates the secular and the sacred with "Haydn | Brahms | Mendelssohn" on November 2-3.
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.
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The Charlotte Master Chorale Chamber Chorus presents "Considering Matthew Shepard" by Craig Hella Johnson on September 21-22.