FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 10, 2019
CHICAGO A CAPPELLA CONNECTS MUSIC WITH HISTORY IN INVENTIVE CONCERT BASED ON NPR SERIES
CHICAGO—Chicago a cappella opens its new season with American Anthem: Songs that Challenge, Unite and Celebrate. Moving folk hymns powerful pop songs, and familiar ballads illustrate the connections between music and history, representing critical moments from America’s past and social movements from Civil Rights to #MeToo. Based on the NPR radio series and created by ensemble member Kathryn Kamp, this concert features songs such as “I Am Woman,” “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” and “The Times They Are A-Changin’.” Join Chicago a cappella for this captivating exploration of iconic songs that have become symbolic anthems.
American Anthem: Songs that Challenge, Unite and Celebrate will take place Friday, Oct. 11 at 8:00pm at Wentz Concert Hall on the campus of North Central College, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville, IL; Sunday, Oct. 13 at 3:00pm at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 460 Lake St., Oak Park, IL; Saturday, Oct. 26 at 3:00pm at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL; Sunday, Oct. 27 at 7:30pm at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL. For tickets and more information visit chicagoacappella.org or call (773) 281-7820.
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