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Tufts to present 'Agbadza' and Hayden concerts April 22

Posted by Susannah Blair  April 16, 2012 10:00 AM

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The following was submitted by Tufts University:

The Tufts University Department of Music presents Tufts Concert Choir and Chamber Singers performing a two-part concert. This performance will take place in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 3 p.m. as part of the Sunday at Tufts – Community Concert Series.

Part one will feature the ensembles performing Agbadza, or native Ghanaian songs. The choirs will be led by Professor David Locke, and will be joined onstage by special guest Professor Alorwoyie playing lead drum, as well as the Agbekor Drum and Dance Society.

The second half of the concert will feature the Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, joined now by the Tufts Symphony Orchestra, performing Haydn’s Mass in Time of War (Paukenmesse). This piece will feature guest soloists Andrea Ehrenreich, soprano; Rebecca Folsom, alto; Thomas Gregg, tenor; and David McFerrin, bass.

The Granoff Music Center is located at 20 Talbot Avenue on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit as.tufts.edu/music/musiccenter or call the Granoff Music Center Box Office at 617.627.3679.

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