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Old American Songs and Spirituals

New Orleans |  Orpheum Theater 

The LPO celebrates America’s traditional songs and spirituals starting with a suite of Weill’s Threepenny Opera. American composers are well represented with Aaron Copland’s Old American Songs and a suite of Scott Joplin’s ragtime-influenced Treemonisha. The New Orleans Black Chorale and Xavier University Chorus end the concert with an emotional finale of various traditional spirituals.



Carlos Miguel Prieto Conductor Learn More
Dara Rahming Soprano

Chauncey Packer Tenor

Ivan Griffin Bass-baritone Learn More
New Orleans Black Chorale

Xavier University Chorus
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Kurt Weill Threepenny Opera: Suite Listen with Spotify
Aaron Copland Old American Songs Listen with Spotify
Scott Joplin Treemonisha: Suite  
Various Spirituals  

Program duration is approximately 2 hours including a 20-minute intermission.


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