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Soul II: Roots & Rights
February 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm$10 – $30
The 100 voices of the Peterborough Singers, conducted by Syd Birrell — featuring special guests Aadin Church and Divine Brown.
In celebration of Black History Month, the Peterborough Singers will revisit the African American music of the 1950s and 1960s, known colloquially as soul. Soul II: Roots and Rights will look at the emergence of this music from the gospel tradition and trace how soul became the soundtrack of the civil rights movement. The concert will feature Juno Award-winning R&B and soul singer Divine Brown, Toronto stage singer Aadin Church, as well as band members Rob Phillips, Geoff Bemrose, Andrew Affleck, Curtis Cronkwright, Steve McCracken, and Doug Sutherland.