There comes a time when people get tired of being trampled, under feet of oppression. Masses of people are now rising up with a hunger and thirst for justice and the glory that we see, in this great democracy, is the right that we have to protest. — Martin Luther King, Jr
November 12, 2017 | 4 pm
Cerimon House — 5131 NE 23rd Avenue
Whose voices are heard, and whose excluded?
This concert considers different perspectives on racial inequality, including a powerful work by Ysaye Barnwell (Sweet Honey in the Rock), Truth, Pressed to Earth, Shall Rise. We will sing of feeling like “the other,” longing for a homeland, and wanting to heal wounds, with music from Native American traditions to John Adams.
The event features the world premiere of Damien Geter’s arrangement of the spiritual, “There’s a Man Goin’ Round,” with Geter himself as the soloist. And Vin Shambry will reprise his powerful sung monologue, “Brother Man,” which he performed at Resonance’s June “Only in Falling” concert.
Audience members are invited to remain after the concert for a conversation with the artists, over a glass of wine, in the historic Cerimon House. Recently restored and renovated, Cerimon House is a popular nonprofit cultural center located in the heart of the Alberta Arts District. For more information on Cerimon House, including transit and parking, visit cerimonhouse.org.
Ticket Pricing for Voices
$30 GENERAL ADMISSION
$5 ARTS FOR ALL