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Song is a Strong Thing: The Spring Concerts of The Empire City Men's Chorus

Location: New York, USA
Voicing: Men

CHRISTOPHER CLOWDUS, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
WILLIAM BUTHOD, PRINCIPAL ACCOMPANIST

 

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of International Women's day and in conjunction with UNITE: The United Nations International Campaign to End Violence Against Women, the Empire City Men's Chorus presents the work of women composers. Singing the compositions of Gwyneth WalkerDorothy HindmanEleanor Daley, Christina Whitten Thomas, and others, we will present poignant works that highlight the contribution of women who are currently shaping the musical landscape. Our concert will also reflect the struggle for freedom in this landmark year for women.  In the words of Langston Hughes, (whose elequent harlem songs form a portion of our program): "...song is a strong thing."

 

 

TWO PERFORMANCES:

 

SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2011 | 8:00 PM

THE CHURCH OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT

152 WEST 71ST STREET | 1, 2, 3, B OR C TO 72ND STREET

 

 

SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2011 | 4:00 PM

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY’S SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE

LANGSTON HUGHES ATRIUM

515 MALCOLM X BOULEVARD | 2, 3, M7 OR M102 TO 135TH STREET

 

 

TICKETS:

General Admission:  $25 in Advance | $30 at Door

Student / Senior:   $15 in Advance | $20 at Door

 

Purchase tickets online at http://www.empirecitymenschorus.org or by calling 212.545.4110.

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