Our Work Unfinished:
A Black Composers Retrospective

Our Work Unfinished:<br>A Black Composers Retrospective
Sunday, May 14, 2023 | 4:00 pm 

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The Cathedral Choral Society and Heritage Signature Chorale join forces to present Our Work Unfinished: A Black Composers Retrospective. With a full orchestra and Maestro Stanley J. Thurston on the podium, the chorus will offer an exploration of music that reflects the African American experience. The program features Adolphus Hailstork’s Done Made My Vow, an unparalleled, exquisitely moving work that chronicles the Civil Rights journey from Harriet Tubman through Barack Obama.  


James Lee, III: A Clean Heart: Psalm 51:10, from Four Sacred Motets
Fela Sowande: Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho
Ulysses S. Kay: O Praise the Lord: Psalm 117, from A New Song
Adolphus Hailstork: Fanfare on Amazing Grace
Florence Price: Praise the Lord
Damien Geter: Agnus Dei, from An African American Requiem
William Runyan, arr. Nathan Carter: Great Is Thy Faithfulness
Adolphus Hailstork: Done Made My Vow  


The Heritage Signature Chorale  
The Cathedral Choral Society & Orchestra 
Kishna Davis Fowler, soprano
Issachah Savage, tenor
D.C. Washington, narrator
Paul Byssainthe, Jr., organ
Stanley J. Thurston, conductor  

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