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Hope In the Night Concert

March 18, 2022 | 7:00 p.m. | DESA Theatre

Pre-concert discussion with American Opera Tenor, George Shirley at 7:00 p.m. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.

This is the final concert in a season-long 3-part series called, The Rediscovery and Renewal of Black Classical Music, which seeks to celebrate consequential composers who have too long been neglected for all their profound contributions to American orchestral music.


  • George Shirley, tenor
  • PostClassical Ensemble conducted by Music Director Angel Gil-Ordóñez
  • Duke Ellington School of the Arts Orchestra and Orchestral Director Isaac Daniel
  • Duke Ellington School of the Arts Concert Chorale and Choral Conductor Dr. Monique Spells

In partnership with Duke Ellington School of the Arts and the DESA Alumni Association. Tickets are available now at our box office!

(Original artwork by Visual Arts senior, Skye Jones)