Photo by Mari Uchida

Over the past several years, the ever-expansive singer-songwriter Toshi Reagon has explored questions of fellowship and activism with Lincoln Center programs that have united professional singers with audience members through shared performance, most notably in her innovative and participatory opera based on the work of author Octavia Butler, The Parable of the Sower. Reagon's program this year is a continuation of her Songs of the Living Community Choir project, and the Parable Path. This iteration of Songs of the Living is centered on freedom songs: drawing from 200 years of Black Music in collaboration with music across the global African Diaspora. This Juneteenth concert will be rooted in music Toshi learned as a child growing up during the Southern Freedom Movement which expanded into the 20th century American Civil Rights Movement and other revolutions in international human history. Reagon's multitudinous and intergenerational choir is supported by her band BIGLovely and joined by an array of special guests to be announced. It is a collaborative concert that first and foremost acknowledges the ongoing fight for justice and equality that is our necessary struggle and birthright.

 

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Guest Experience at 212-875-5456 or [email protected].

 

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