The Seven Last Words of Christ refers to the seven short phrases uttered by Jesus on the cross, as gathered from the four Christian Gospels. The Crucifixion of Jesus has served as inspiration to a great many visual artists and composers over the centuries. At least 16 composers have written musical settings of the Seven Last Words, for various combinations of voice and instruments. Written in 1867, the Seven Last Words of Christ is the French composer, organist and music teacher, Theodore Dubois’ most popular work.
The South Dallas Concert Choir and the Mass Choir of New Hope Baptist Church presents their annual concert of Theodore Dubois’ Seven Last Words of Christ. The concert is free and open to the public.
Legendary opera star and five-time Grammy Award-winner Kathleen Battle will perform a program of traditional spirituals titled Underground Railroad — A Spiritual Journeyat the Winspear Opera House accompanied by the South Dallas Concert Choir. The evening of songs and readings will feature the words of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass narrated by Rev. Sheron Patterson , Senior Pastor of Hamilton Park United Methodist Church.
Tickets are available by calling (214) 880-0202 or online using the buy tickets button here.
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