Don’t miss renowned American composer Kirke Mechem’s Songs of the Slave at legendary Carnegie Hall on Saturday evening, June 24 at 8:00pm. The cantata will feature professional soloists, New York City Chamber Orchestra, and the Masterworks Festival Chorus, all conducted by Eliza Rubenstein. 

Mechem’s Songs of the Slave is described as “compelling, stirring, glorious music. Anger, sadness, hope and joy are reflected in the music . . resounding audience acclaim.” Performed over 90 times, and written by the “dean of American choral composers,” Mechem depicts the story of Frederick Douglass, the greatest African-American leader of the 19th century, in this powerful cantata.

The National Festival Chorus also performs an array of powerful and moving choral works, including Orff’s O Fortuna, Whitacre’s Little Man in a Hurry, and Ray’s He Never Failed Me Yet, led by guest conductor Dr. Gary Walth.

TO BOOK: Use this exclusive code on any seat in the house: EXL25910
– Insert this Promo Code when booking online at www.carnegiehall.org
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– Mention this Promo Code when booking over the phone at CenterCharge 212-247-7800, or in person at the Box Office at West 57th Street and Seventh Avenue
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