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...
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...
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...