Kathleen Battle’s Underground Railroad: A Spiritual Journey
DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
One of the most legendary operatic sopranos of the past century, five-time Grammy Award winner Kathleen Battle performs her critically acclaimed pageant Underground Railroad. The program chronicles the courageous quest for freedom via the secret network traveled by America’s slaves and features Ms. Battle’s impressive vocal range and tone in spirituals, gospel, and traditional song. Be touched by classics like Lord, How Come Me Here?, Wade in the Water, There is a Balm in Gilead, Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around, and the anthem Lift Every Voice and Sing.
Made possible by the Jill A. Fischer Endowment for Excellence in Opera, the Gayle and Steven C. Francis Endowment for Excellence in Creativity, and the Marjorie O’Malley Sacred Music Series.