Vocal Recital featuring the Adrian Dunn Singers


Vocal Recital featuring Adrian Dunn and the Adrian Dunn Singers

Date and Time

Friday, May 12, 2023 4:00 pm EST


Harriet Tubman Theater

Event Type

Special Event


Included with museum admission; free for Freedom Center Members

Join us for a powerful acapella performance by Adrian Dunn and the Adrian Dunn Singers, Chicago's only all Black professional choral ensemble. The group will perform from Dunn's acclaimed album Emancipation which features Spirituals, Jazz, and Gospel music that uplifts Black community, Black art and Black expression.

4:00 p.m. Doors Open
4:15 p.m. Performance begins

Adrian Dunn is an a critically acclaimed singer, composer and conductor. His most recent composition and concert work Emancipation recently aired on PBS as a 1 hour special featuring The Adrian Dunn Singers & Dunn’s Rize Orchestra. In 2022 he made his Ravinia Festival Chicago Symphony Orchestra composer debut with a choral commission of Going Home from the Dvorak New World Symphony conducted by Marin Alsop. He and The Adrian Dunn Singers performed the film score for the 2022 major motion picture, Honk for Jesus starring Sterling K. Brown (from the NBC hit show This Is Us) and Regina Hall. In 2022 Mr. Dunn won The American Prize in Composition for Requiem from The Mass for the Unarmed Child and was named in the Top 10 Classical music & Jazz performances of 2021 by Chicago Tribune. He made his composer and conducting debut with The Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra in June 2021. His interview on his original composition The Black Messiah was published in the Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.

You can learn more about the artist at adriandunn.com.

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