Emancipation Again

The Musical Freedom Trail – Works by Glenn McClure

“Emancipation Again” returns for Summer Performances

Posted on Jul 6, 2013

This summer two new works from Glenn McClure’s series “Emancipation Again” will receive their second performances. The Emancipation Oratorio at Chautauqua The Emancipation Oratorio travels to the famous Chautauqua Institute on July 7 for two performances by the Rochester Oratorio Society under the direction of Eric Townell. They will join singers from the institute, soloists...

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The Emancipation Oratorio

Posted on May 17, 2013

Rochester Oratorio Society, Eric Townell Conducting, Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 7:30 PM, Hochstein Performance Hall “The Emancipation Oratorio”, this new work combines texts and music styles from West Africa, Europe and the US. The abolition of slavery by act of Congress 150 years ago is supremely worthy of celebration and commemoration. No region more than Western New York, and...

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Musical Performances Celebrating Emancipation Proclamation Anniversary

Posted on Apr 3, 2013

GENESEO, N.Y. – The choral performance series “Emancipation Again” celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation is following the path of the Underground Railroad with concerts in six cities stretching from Alabama to New York. Series composer Glenn McClure, a faculty member at the State University of New York at Geneseo and Eastman School of Music, has transformed a...

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