Monday, February 27, 2012

Dr. Barbara Baker Conducts '2012 African American Music Gala' of Houston Ebony Opera Guild March 3-4, 2012

[Dr. Barbara Wesley Baker]

March 3-4

A Concert of Works by Black Composers

“And Ye Shall Have A Song” is the inspiring title of the 2012 AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC GALA. The program for this popular annual concert will feature works by contemporary Black composers known for both their fresh approach to the Negro Spiritual and original compositions that reflect African American music traditions. The renowned Ebony Opera Guild Chorus and soloists will perform under the baton of Dr. Barbara Baker, an internationally acclaimed choral conductor based in Washington, D.C.

  • Fisk Jubilee Singers (Saturday only)
  • Winners of HEOG Encouragement Award for Opera and Concert Soloists (Sunday only)
Performances will be held at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, March 3 and 4 p.m., Sunday, March 4, 2012 at Christ Church Cathedral located at 1117 Texas Avenue at San Jacinto. Tickets required for admission. Parking is FREE in the Cathedral’s garage.”

“This concert is sponsored by Friends of Houston Ebony Opera Guild with the generous support of the Religion and Arts Council of Christ Church Cathedral. For additional information, please call Houston Ebony Opera Guild 713-335-3800.”

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