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Minnesota Orchestra Vocal Extravaganza

July 13 @ 8:00 pm

$12 – $80

About This Concert

Connecting musical inspirations from across the globe, this concert features invigorating drumming, music from the Minnesota Orchestra’s North Minneapolis Common Chords January 2019 residency week, and solos from noted South African soprano Goitsemang Lehobye, who joined the Orchestra on its South Africa tour last summer.

Artists

  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Osmo Vänskä, conductor
  • Goitsemang Lehobye, soprano
  • Cecil Neal, dancer
  • Heart and Soul Drum Academy
  • Community choirs including Minnesota Chorale and Minnesota State Baptist Convention Choir

Program to include

TRADITIONAL/Sorenson/Buckner
We Shall Overcome

SMALLWOOD (b. 1948)
Total Praise

ABELS (b. 1962)
Dance for Martin’s Dream

MATYILA
Bawo Thixo Somandla

GOLIJOV (b. 1960)
Three Songs for Soprano and Orchestra

MAVI/Mxadana/Kuusisto
Usilethela Uxolo (Nelson Mandela)

COPLAND
El Salón México

TRADITIONAL/Kuusisto
Shosholoza

Venue

Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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