2022 Season

Soul Children of Chicago directed by Walt Whitman

A Gospel Jubilee

When & Where

Concerts
Wed Jul 27 2022 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo

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Open Rehearsals
Wed Jul 27 2022 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo
Pre-Concert Lectures
Wed Jul 27 2022 Chase Promenade North TentInfo

Program

Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson: Worship: A Concert Overture
Ed Tucker/Jamie M. Dominicak: Sacrifice of Praise
E. A. Hoffman: What A Fellowship
Rick Robinson: Lift Him Up
Thomas A. Dorsey: Precious Lord, Take My Hand
Fred Nelson, III: He’s Been Good
Charles Floyd: The Lord’s Prayer
Lamont Lenox: Worthy Is The Lamb
Kelvin Lenox: Nobody Like Jesus
Rosie Wallace: Take It To The Lord In Prayer
Leon Lumpkins: Open Our Eyes
Calvin Bridges: I Can Go To God In Prayer

Program Notes

Description

A roof-raising evening in classic Chicago style—the Grant Park Music Festival celebrates this quintessential Chicago art form with Charles Floyd and the Soul Children of Chicago performing with the Grant Park Orchestra. The concert features songs by Gospel pioneers Rosie Wallace, Thomas Dorsey and more.

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Charles Floyd

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Thomas Dorsey

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E. A. Hoffmann

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Lamont Lenox

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Kelvin Lenox

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Leon Lumpkins

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Fred Nelson III

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Rick Robinson

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Eddie Tucker

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Coleridge Taylor-Perkinson

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Calvin Bridges

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Rosie Wallace

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Soul Children of Chicago
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Grant Park Orchestra
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