Lift Every Voice

Venue: Charleston Gaillard Center

Duration: Approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes


Jewels of the Black experience


Members of the Spoleto Festival USA Chorus
Brandon Waddles, piano

Principal artists and choristers of Omar join in song for a special evening highlighting music of the Black experience. Engaging audiences on a journey from spirituals to contemporary melodies—including Richard Smallwood’s Total Praise, Betty Jackson King’s It’s Me, O Lord, and Roland M. Carter’s Lift Every Voice and Sing—the artists fill the performance hall with a remarkable and beautiful story. Featuring Catherine Anne Daniel, Cheryse McLeod Lewis, Laquita Mitchell, Jamez McCorkle, and Michael Redding.


Please note that any bag may be subject to search upon entry. 

Audience members will be required to wear masks at all indoor Spoleto Festival USA performances. More information »

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Charleston Gaillard Center

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