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Black Voices

  • Ballard First Lutheran Church 2006 Northwest 65th Street Seattle, WA, 98117 United States (map)

Join SASS as we celebrate Black Voices in song. Grammy Award winning baritone Charles Wesley Evans is joined by Seattle Opera favorites and Seattle Opera Guild award winners Cheryse McLeod Lewis and Ibidunni Ojikutu as they sing songs and spirituals in an unforgettable evening of music highlighting black achievement in our community with one of the finest young pianists in Seattle, Joseph Williams, and cellist Keith Thomas.

The program includes:

Songs by Florence Price

Three Dream Portraits by Margaret Bonds

Selections from Lyric Suite by Robert L. Morris

Moses Hogan’s setting of He’s Got the Whole World In His Hand

Song without words by Charles Brown
Weary Blues by Dorothy Rudd Moore (featuring cellist Keith Thomas)
We’re Goin’ Around by Scott Joplin

Honor, Honor and WItness arranged by Hall Johnson
Every Time I Feel the Spirit arranged by Benjamin Blozan

My Lord, What a Mornin’ by H.T. Burleigh
Sence You Went Away by H. Leslie Adams
A Black Pierrot by William Grant Still
Ride On, King Jesus arranged by Hall Johnson

Scandalize My Name by H.T. Burleigh

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Admission is free, but donations are welcomed and encouraged if you are able

Earlier Event: November 10
Voices of War & Peace
Later Event: March 8
Womxn's Voices