Celebrating the storied traditions and history of gospel music in the state of Louisiana, the Baton Rouge Symphony announces its first ever gospel concert featuring collaborations with Capital city churches, local businesses, the symphony and chorus, and other local professional musicians.
Under the baton of BRSO Music Director Timothy Muffitt, participating groups will include the Celebration Quartet, Cox Communications Gospel Choir, Florida Boulevard Baptist Church Choir, Greater King David Baptist Church Mass Choir, and Shiloh Baptist Church Choir. The program, which will be narrated by Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne, will explore the many different styles of Gospel music: Traditional, Southern-Gospel, Praise, Contemporary and others. 7:30 pm at the Baton Rouge River Center, 275 South River Road. $15–$45 tickets from the BRSO Box Office, at (225) 383-0500 or brso.org.