Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concert

Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concert
Sunday, May 19, 2024 | 4pm

Chorus meets big band: journey through jazz, blues, and choral music in Ellington’s Sacred Concert with the Cathedral Choral Society, Heritage Signature Chorale, and Pershing’s Own U.S. Army Blues.

Washington National Cathedral throws open its doors to welcome one and all to a free celebration of DC’s own Duke Ellington. CCS and the Heritage Signature Chorale are joined by Pershing’s Own U.S. Army Blues and soprano Janinah Burnett for a journey through Ellington’s Sacred Concert, a work he considered to be his most important.


Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concert


Steven Fox, conductor
Janinah Burnett, soprano
The Cathedral Choral Society
The Heritage Signature Chorale
The U.S. Army Blues