The Reaction

 

Deep River                                           H. T. Burleigh (1866 – 1849)

I Want Jesus to Walk with Me            Edward Boatner (1898 – 1981)

Witness                                                 Hall Johnson (1888 – 1970)

 

People Who Could Fly            Black Folktales                  Julius Lester

 

Song To The Dark Virgin                     Florence Price (1887 – 1953)

A Death Song       Howard Swanson (1907 – 1978)

Bedbug                                              Dolores White

 

And Still I Rise Maya                                                                

A Love Cycle                                    Marques L. A. Garrett (b. 1983)

            A Love Song                                                  

            O Del Mio Amato Ben

            Herz, mein Herz                                                                    

 

Citizen: An American Lyric (excerpt)                   Claudia Rankine

 

3 Lieder für Bariton und Klavier (Herman Hesse)  Op. 20        Robert Owens (1925 – 1970)

 Fremde Stadt

Eine Geige in den Gärten

Im Nebel

                                                                                                             

                                                                                      

Between The World and Me (excerpt)                         Ta-Nehisi Coates

 

Nightfall                     Carlos O. Simon Jr. (b. 1984)

The Reaction                              Matthew Evan Taylor (b. 1983)

 

Last Will and Testament (excerpt)            Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune

 

Precious Lord                                  Thomas A. Dorsey (1899 – 1993)

Don’t Feel No-Ways Tired                            Curtis Burrell

                                 arr. Jacqueline B. Hairston

Oh, Happy Day      Edwin R. Hawkins (1943                                       

Dr. Carl DuPont, bass-baritone

Dr. Gregory Thompson, piano

Mr. Roderick Demmings, narrator

 

University of Maryland Baltimore County

Earl and Darielle Linehan Hall

Festival Baltimore

7:30 p.m.