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American Voice in Poetry and Song

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American Voice in Poetry and Song

  • Peabody Hall, Parish of All Saints 209 Ashmont Street Dorchester Center, MA 02124 USA (map)

ARTISTS
Robert Honeysucker, baritone
Regie Gibson, literary performer
Rachel Goodwin, piano

THE PROGRAM
Songs rooted in the American Spirit

Lee Hoiby's setting of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s I Have a Dream speech

Art Songs by Aaron CoplandSamuel Barber, John Duke, Howard Swanson, and Florence Price and Margaret Bonds, African-American composers from the Chicago Renaissance

Spirituals

Poetry by
Walt Whitman
Langston Hughes
e.e. cummings
E.A. Robinson
Kent Foreman
Regie Gibson

Directions
By T: All Saints Parish is one block from the Ashmont stop on the MBTA Red Line
By Car: Take the S.E. Expressway (1-93) to Exit 11B (Ashmont/Granite Ave.), straight onto Granite Ave. to the third light,turn left onto Ashmont Street. Church is ¼ mile on the left. Parking is free. www.allsaints.net.

Free, thanks to Boston Cultural Council, the Free for All Fund of The Boston Foundation, and our generous supporters. Thank you.

Earlier Event: September 20
Henry Shapiro Returns to Boston!
Later Event: May 14
International Rising Stars