Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Fisk Jubilee Singers® Sing Harry T. Burleigh Spirituals 7:30 PM March 2, Carnegie Hall

 March 2nd 2019
Zankel Hall,
Carnegie Hall
7:30 PM
The Harry T. Burleigh Society and the Fisk Jubilee Singers® join in a historic performance celebrating Ella Sheppard and Harry T. Burleigh, leaders of the concert spiritual tradition. Performing spirituals inspired and arranged by Sheppard, an original Fisk Jubilee Singer, and Harry T. Burleigh, the Fisk Jubilee Singers® will sound the music of these under-heard cultural leaders, and make calls for freedom.

March 3rd, 2019  
                          May Room - 
Weill Terrace Room, 
Carnegie Hall
9 AM - 3 PM 

The first academic conference hosted by the Harry T. Burleigh Society. The conference theme considers Burleigh's and Sheppard's impact on the concert spiritual genre, the historiographic limits of composer  biography, Black art music aesthetics, and the liberatory capabilities within the work of Burleigh, Sheppard, and their contemporaries. 

Free and open to the public. Registration encouraged. 

Register Here

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