"DEEP RIVER" - The Art of the Spiritual

Sat, May 21 at 7:15 pm
Sandy Spring Friends School
16923 Norwood Rd, Sandy Spring, MD

Free admission

Kevin Deas, bass-baritone
Joseph Horowitz, piano
Sandy Spring Friends School Chorus conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez
Produced by PostClassical Ensemble
Kevin Deas vertical

This one-of-a-kind scripted concert, featuring the resplendent Kevin Deas, uses historic films and recordings to tell how Harry Burleigh (1866-1949) transplanted spirituals into the concert hall, setting the stage for Paul Robeson and Marian Anderson.