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Choral Arts Northwest: American Hymns & Spirituals


Fri, May 15, 7:30 pm | Christ Church, Tacoma*

  • Sat, May 16, 8pm | Plymouth Church, Seattle

  • Sun, May 17, 3pm | St. Thomas Church, Medina

  • Regular $28 advance / $32 at the door

  • Senior/Military $24 advance / $28 at the door

  • Students – complimentary with ID

*For this concert, we appear as guests of the Second City Chamber Music Series.  For more information: www.scchamberseries.org

Robert Bode, Artistic Director and Conductor
Guest artists: Lee Thompson, piano; Serena Chin, piano; Kevin Siegfried, composer; Michael Dennis Browne, poet

We conclude our 26th season with an epic journey through the American songbook, featuring traditional and new hymnody and rousing spirituals. We welcome our 2019 Poet in Residence, Michael Dennis Browne, as we explore both text and sonority through readings of his poetry between our musical offerings. This ‘bright ring of words’ concludes with a world premiere collaboration between composer Kevin Siegfried and poet Michael Dennis Browne sung with joy and gusto by the inimitable Choral Arts Northwest.