Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Singing Songs of Praise

The world famous Harlem Gospel choir is coming to town tomorrow night, so get rolling. The most famous gospel choir in America today and one of the most famous and celebrated in the world, has performed for people such as Nelson Mandela, Pope John Paul II, Elton John and has accompanied Barack Obama during his campaign rally. They have recorded with U2, Paul McCartney, Diana Ross, Simple Minds, just to name a few. The Choir was founded in 1986 by Allen Bailey, who got the idea for the Choir while attending a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Cotton Club in Harlem. The Choir presents the finest singers & musicians from Harlem's Black Churches & the New York/Tri-State area.

The theme of every show is "bringing people and nations together". Their repertoire includes traditional and contemporary gospel, jazz and blues and tracks such as "O Happy Day ", "Amazing Grace", "Nobody Knows, " and "Down by the Riverside".

You can buy tickets online at: ticketcorner.ch/musicalmente-tickets
The concert starts at 20:30 in the Palazzo dei Congressi. Get your voice warmed up!!!

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