Singing Freedom –
Part II

Monday, January 16, 2023 - 7:30 pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

Composer Mason Bynes asks, “How does one create music for joy and sorrow, for challenge and triumph, for jubilance and anguish? Can sorrow, strife, and yearning inform joy, peace, and attainment?” Bynes explores these questions in her latest work, which is informed by Freedom on the Move, the Cornell University database devoted to the experiences of enslaved people seeking freedom in North America. The renowned Pine Forge Academy Honors Choir gives its world premiere on our second Singing Freedom program.

Pine Forge Academy Honors Choir; Jarrett Roseborough, director

Our Song of Freedom
RoseboroughWelcome Song
CarterLift Every Voice and Sing
BergerThe Eyes of All
BeethovenHallelujah from Mt. of Olives
FerdinandSafe in His Arms
FerrarioJubilate Deo
RoseboroughMedley of Hope
FettkeThe Majesty and Glory of Your Name
BynesThree Dialogues  World Premiere/PCMS Commission
RoseboroughMsifuni Mungu
Roseborough: Elijah Rock
DillardConsider it Done
There is a Fountain [Gospel, author unknown]
RodgersPoor Wayfaring Stranger
LawrenceDeliver Me
SmallwoodHealing
WiseBalm in Gilead
CarterSomeday