The Music Institute Choir presents FROM AFRICA on June 5 at Nichols Concert Hall

The Music Institute of Chicago Chorale, conducted by Daniel Wallenberg with Gregory Shifrin on piano, concludes its 2021-22 season with From Africa, a free concert on Sunday, June 5 at 3 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston. The performance will also be available via livestream.

The program features compositions by African-American and Afro-Latin American composers, including Nathaniel Dett, William Grant Still, Florence Price, Thomas Dorsey, Bobbie McFerrin and Miguel Matamorros, as well as songs from Kenya, South Africa and from Uganda. Rae-Myra Hilliard, member of the voice faculty of the Institute, and Tramaine Parker, guest. Guest conductor Bryan Johnson shares leadership duties with Wallenberg. The choir of the Reconstructive Jewish Congregation also joins the choir.

The Nichols Concert Hall is currently operating at full capacity. For the most up-to-date protocols related to COVID-19, visit musicinst.org/covid-policy-nichols-concert-hall.

The Music Institute of Chicago Chorale performs From Africa,
a free concert, Sunday June 5 at 3 p.m.
at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston.
No prior reservation is necessary.
Free access to the livestream will be available at musicinst.org/chorale.
All programming is subject to change. Chicago Institute of Music Choir

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