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Upcoming Appearances:

(2018-2019)

1. January 6-8  Guest appearance Louisiana State Penitentiary (Angola)

2. January 13th and 14th        Too Hot To Handel   Auditorium Theatre, 50 E Congress Pkwy Chicago, IL. 60605  auditoriumtheatre.org

3. February 9th      Magnetic south concert Series featuring the Charleston Symphony OrchestraThe Cage Bird Sings/for Tenor and Orchestra: Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun st, Charleston, SC.  29401            chambermusiccharleston.com

4. March 3rd-5th                      Variety the Children Charity Iowa Telethon – Des Moines, Iowa       varietyiowa.com

5. March 5th-6st                       Siamsa na’ nGeal Concert  Symphony Center 220 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL. 60604    oldstpats.org

6. March 9th-11th                     Crucifixion Resurrection  New Orleans   TBA

7. April 21st-22nd                   Too Hot To Handel Orpheum Theatre 203 S. Main St. Memphis, TN 38103

8. May 20th-26st                     Die Fleigender Hollander /Erik Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale RAI conducted by James Conlon Turin Italy

9. June 24th Detroit Symphony Hall Appearance for the “Welcome to Detroit” concert produced by GAA.

10. Aug. 7th - Campanile Center for the Performing Arts in Minocqua Wisc.

11. Aug. 30th – Chene Park Tribute to Aretha Franklin

12. Sept. 9-16th Colour of Music Festival Houston TX

13. Sept. 29th Trey Clegg Singers and Chorale -Atlanta

13. Oct. 27th Fund Raiser for Bellevue Ministry Center – 10715 S. Halsted Chicago, IL. 60628  5pm reception & 5pm Concert

14. Nov. 6st-10th        Cincinnati Symphony - Beethoven 9th

15. Nov. 14th -17th     Charleston Symphony – Benjamin Britten Saint Nicolas

16. Nov. 29th -Dec. 2nd Rackham Choir Detroit Opera House Too Hot to Handel

17. Dec. 8th – 18th Sao Paulo Symphony Brazil Tenor soloist

18. Jan. 17th-20th Auditorium Theatre Chicago Too Hot To Handel

19. Feb. 10th Atlanta TBA

20. Feb. 19th-20th Toronto Canada Awards Ceremony

21. March 8th-10th Variety Children’s Telethon Channel 5 Iowa

22. March 11th-12th Siamsa N’ Gel Concert Chicago Symphony Center

23. March 26st-30th Healing Tones world Premiere Philadelphia Orchestra Verizon Hall

(2016-17)

Highlights

Miss World Pageant broadcast over 126 countries on “E” channel

St Louis Symphony Debut as Erik in Die Fliegende Hollander

Crucifixion Resurrection world Premiere Philadelphia Orchestra Mother Bethel Church African Methodist Hannibal Lokumbe composer

Trilogy Opera Das Rheingold as Loge and world premiere of Kenyatta the opera as Odinga

South Africa Mandela & Miss World delegation “Rise against Hunger” initiative

Martha & Snoop Potluck TV show

National Civil Rights Museum MLK remembrance concert April 4th and  “Freedom Awards” TV show at the Orpheum Theatre in October

Colour of Music Festival

Fox 13 TV broadcast of Noel, Noel Christmas Concert filmed at Mississippi Blvd Church & aired on December 25th 11am

Church & School Appearances

Saint Ignatius Cleveland OH.

Mt. Zion Congregational Church UCC Cleveland, OH.

St John African Methodist Episcopal Church Aurora, IL.

Catholic Charities Chicago, IL.

Old St Pats Church Chicago, IL. Deck the Halls Concerts

Releases

The Right Frame of Mind CD Blue Griffin records,  2016

The Ordering of Moses CD Bridge Records (James Conlon conducting, Live at Carnegie Hall) 2016

PBS……..An Evening with Vernon Jordan DVD- History Makers 2014

Home for the Holidays CD Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, 2012

The Praise + Worship Experience CD (Marvin L. Winans) 2012

 

September 27, 2010 Europe / October 26, 2010 US:  Arthaus Musik DVD/DVD Blu-ray release, Der Zwerg, Zemlinsky (James Conlon, Los Angeles Opera, 2008)

 Albany Records CD release, Recorded Music of the African Diaspora   (2010)  www.albanyrecords.com,   www.arkivmusic.com 2010

EMI / Manhattan Records DVD/CD release, Hallelujah Broadway (Prague PBS Special, 2010)

 

 

  • Oedipus Rex, Title Role, Sydney Festival, 2010

    Der Zwerg, Title Role, LA Opera, 2008, Photographer Robert Millard

    La Fille du Regiment, Tonio, Detroit Opera, 2005