Thursday, July 20, 2017

New Jersey Stage: The Philadelphia Boys Choir To Perform In Ocean Grove ["Plainchant for America" (William Grant Still) 8 PM Saturday, July 22]

Philadelphia Boys' Choir

July 18, 2017
(OCEAN GROVE, NJ) -- Each summer, Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association (OGCMA) plays a leading role in music on the beautiful Jersey Shore, presenting an exciting, diverse line-up of family entertainment in its famous 6,000-seat Great Auditorium. A key highlight this year is  The Philadelphia Boys Choir, one of the most acclaimed choruses of its kind and a veritable institution as “America’s Ambassadors of Song,” having represented both Philadelphia and the USA across the globe. They’ll make their OGCMA debut on Saturday, July 22 at 8:00 pm.

The program will include a repertoire of “Songs of American Freedom,” including: Spirit of the Winding Water (Robert S. Cohen/Ronald Cadmus) ; Messages (Bobby McFerrin/Roger Treece); Golden Dream (Randy Bright/Bob Moline); Pie Jesu (Andrew Lloyd Webber); Holy (Verolga Nix) and Plainchant for America (William Grant Still); African-American Spirituals (arranged by Moses Hogan, Roland Carter, Stacey Gibbs, Linda Twine


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