Featuring 100 members of the Bach Festival Choir, the program reaches into the richness of American and African American music to showcase some of the finest works of their kind.
American Folksongs & Spirituals celebrates the heritage of original American music and marks the first performance by the Bach Festival Choir since March of 2020. Artistic Director and Conductor John V. Sinclair will direct the Bach Festival Choir and Orchestra alongside Bach Festival favorite bass-baritone Kevin Deas. Featured works on the program include “When the Saints Go Marching In,” “Nobody Knows,” and a stunning arrangement of “Amazing Grace” by Rollins College music professor Jamey Ray.
Featuring 100 members of the Bach Festival Choir, American Folksongs & Spirituals explores the heritage of American music and its roots at a time when America is carefully re-examining its history. The Bach Festival Society reaches into the richness of American and African American music to perform some of the finest works of their kind, including pieces from Burleigh, Rutter, Copland, and more.
To support a safe and comfortable concert experience, you will have the opportunity to pick your own socially distant private box for up to 5 people. Box seating starts at $20 per ticket plus fees, with a two- or four-ticket minimum depending on the chosen ticket level. Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, April 2 at 10:00 a.m. and may be purchased at BachFestivalFlorida.org or by phone at 407-358-6603.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- May 1, 2021 at 07:30 pm - 08:45 pm (Sat)
445 S. Magnolia Ave, Orlando, FL 32801
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