National Concert Chorus
Choirs from across the country are coming together to collaborate in a performance of a lifetime at Carnegie Hall. This unique performance incorporates innovative, artistic programming, a world premiere work by the incomparable composer, Stephen Murphy, all under the careful direction of guest conductor, Jason Max Ferdinand. Spotlight performance by Detroit Youth Concert Choir, who received national attention for groundbreaking performances on America's Got Talent. Audiences have never experienced a choral collaboration like this before.
In an epic three-piece work, composed by Robert S. Cohen, we travel through discovery, despair, and hopeful understanding for a disease that has affected more than 6 million Americans. Alzheimer’s Stories is a collective work based on the recollections of chorus members and friends with relatives who’ve experienced this dreaded disease. Each movement has a purpose: The Numbers, The Stories, For the Caregivers. Audiences will be immersed by this piece through visual projections, live orchestra, and a choir of voices from all over the continent. Alzheimer’s Stories is something to be experienced for a long time.
On August 26th, 2020 we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Womens’ Suffrage Movement. The creation of the 19th Amendment is not only a testament to the unalienable rights that all women should have, but to their perseverance, conviction, and courage. Join us as we celebrate this monumental moment in history with the premiere work of Andrea Ramsey’s Suffrage Cantata. This passionate work offers melodic and textual variety, supported by visual projections that stimulate all of your senses allowing you to be fully immersed in this unforgettable performance.