“When thou commandest me to sing it seems that my heart would break with pride…” Rabindranath Tagore. For 15 years The Nathaniel Dett Chorale has been proud to connect with its audience through Afrocentric choral music. This program features audience selected favourites. Programmed works will include Ave Maria, Listen to the Lambs, Done Paid My Vow, O Holy Lord, and Go Not Far From Me by R. Nathaniel Dett; interpolated with selections from some of his piano suites – In the Bottoms, Enchantment, Cinnamon Grove, and Eight Bible Vignettes, played by guest artist Clipper Erickson. Other choral works will include selections from composers Sydney Guillaume, Greg Jasperse, Mary Lou Williams and Adolphus Hailstork.