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February 15, 2017
SAN DIEGO PREMIERE OF ANTHONY DAVIS CHORAL WORK ON FRIDAY



  Professor Anthony Davis will present the San Diego premiere of his choral work Voyage Through Death to Life Upon These Shores this Friday, February 17. Sacra/Profana will perform the a cappella work at 7:30 p.m. at the Maritime Museum of San Diego and will be joined by the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir under the direction of faculty member Ken Anderson.

Presented in honor of Black History Month, this program explores the history of slavery with featured text from Robert Hayden's poem "Middle Passage." The San Diego event will be the sixth performance of Voyage Through Death worldwide. Sacra/Profana will present a second performance of Voyage Through Death in Point Loma on Sunday, February 26 at the All Souls' Episcopal Church. Find more information about the performances here.


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