San Diego Master Chorale: Seven Last Words of the Unarmed
Michael Brown. Trayvon Martin. Oscar Grant. Eric Garner. Kenneth Chamberlain. Amadou Diallo. John Crawford. Join SD Master Chorale this Sunday, October 18 at 2:00 to reflect on the last words of these men and . The virtual concert will include commentary from the composer himself, as well as Music Director John Russell and SDSU Director of Orchestras Michael Gerdes. Revisit selections from SD Master Chorale’s deeply moving 2019 performance of Joel Thompson’s “Seven Last Words of the Unarmed,” performed with San Diego State University Symphony Orchestra. Thompson’s gripping work sets the final words of Black men killed by authority figures in the framework of a liturgical lament.