Friday, February 17, 2012

Patrick D. McCoy: 'New Jacqueline Hairston Ensemble Sun., Feb. 19, 2012 Carnegie Hall, 2 p.m.

[Jacqueline Hairston]

“The noted composer and arranger of the spiritual, Jacqueline Hairston was recently interviewed, discussing the debut of The New Jacqueline Hairston Ensemble at Carnegie Hall. Comprised of singers from the Bay Area, Hairston will lead the group in a wonderful program of spirituals with pianist Byron Sean and numerous guest soloists. Countertenor Darryl Taylor, soprano Louise Toppin will be the guest soloists, among others.

"Hairston also shared about her wonderful experiences with soprano Kathleen Battle singing her spiritual arrangements.

"If you plan to go:
The New Jacqueline Hairston Ensemble
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium, 2 p.m.

Patrick D. McCoy
DC Performing Arts Examiner
Contributor, Arts and Culture,

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