Come “Down to the River to Pray” with the Key Chorale Chamber Singers as they celebrate the music of Appalachia. Back by popular demand, this concert will highlight the rich heritage of the shape note tradition and the roots of American Bluegrass from its origins to today. Three Key Chorale commissioned world premieres from arranger Keith Christopher will feature banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar and string bass in a unique fusion of Bluegrass and the choral arts sure to keep your toes tapping.
3 World Premieres from Keith Christopher
The Unclouded Day, Life’s a Railway to Heaven, Just Over in the Gloryland
Music from O Brother, Where Art thou? and the hills of Appalachia
Sponsored in part by:
Peter & Francine Gray
Richard Lilley and Carmen Letelier
Complimentary post-concert reception.