Spirituals: Zelotes Edmund Toliver, Live in Concert

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Cinema Arts Centre - Cinema 1 Sun, Feb 23, 2020 4:00 PM


Black History Month

Spirituals: Zelotes Edmund Toliver, Live in Concert

February 23rd at 4 pm
$15 Members | $20 Public

In his Spirituals set, Zelotes Edmund Toliver, provides his celebrated operatic voice to some of the most iconic and powerful African American spirituals

Born on Long Island, New York Zelotes Edmund Toliver studied at Illinois Wesleyan before earning his Master of Music and Doctor of Musical of Arts Degrees at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, where he sang major roles in fourteen different operas. He has since performed at the The Michigan Opera Theatre, The Wolf Trap Opera, The Cincinnati Opera, The New York City Opera, and The Lyric Opera of Chicago - in addition to numerous performances throughout Europe and Asia. He has recieved prizes in many international music competitions, including: The International Verdi Voice Competition; Buseto, Italy; The Sixth International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, and was a Regional Winner in the Metropolitan Opera Auditions in Washington, D.C..

Spirituals - Set List
Zelotes Edmund Toliver, Bass Wayne Sanders, Piano

On ma’ Journey                                                                  Edward Boatner
Down on Me                                                                        John Work
I’ve been in the Storm so long                                           J.R. Johnson
All Night, All Day                                                                M. Jüttendonk
Joshua fit de’ Battle of Jericho                                          Margret Bonds
I know de Lord´s laid His hands on Me                            H.T. Burleigh
Sometimes I feel like a motherless chile’                            H.T. Burleigh
Didn’t my Lord deliver Daniel                                            J.R. Johnson
Oh Glory!                                                                              Hall Johnson
Goin’ to shout all over God’s Heab’n                                 J.R. Johnson
Swing low sweet Chariot                                                     M. Jüttendonk
O Rocks, don’t fall on Me                                                   J.R Johnson
De’ ole’ Sheep done know de’ Road                                  J.R Johnson
City called Heaven                                                               Hall Johnson
Ride on, King Jesus                                                             Hall Johnson