The Evolution of Negro Spirituals – Thomas Beard

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    When:
    February 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    2018-02-08T19:30:00-05:00
    2018-02-08T21:30:00-05:00
    Where:
    Hotchkiss Recital Hall Washington College
    300 Washington Ave
    Chestertown, MD 21620
    USA

    As part of its 2017-2018 Premier Artists lineup The Concert Series presents a performance by lyric-dramatic baritone, Thomas Beard, accompanied by Julia Morris-Myers and dancer Leandria Gilliam.

    Lyric-Dramatic Baritone Thomas Beard is originally from Fayetteville, North Carolina. In 2003 Thomas became the first African-American male singer to be personally chosen by Maestro & Famous Tenor Placido Domingo to be a part of Washington National Opera’s Placido Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. working directly under the Maestro’s tutelage.

    Mr. Beard has performed for numerous dignitaries, including U.S. Senators, Governors and Ambassadors in many concerts at Embassies and concert halls across the country. He was also invited to perform as special guest soloist by former First Lady Laura Bush at an invitation only event at the White House. For more information, go to his website