Marching to Freedom

Concert Wednesday, February 3 7:00
Available on demand February 14 - March 14
Performances at the Point
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens' Historic Spanish Point Campus
337 N Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229

From slavery to the Civil War, Reconstruction to the Civil Rights Era of the 60s and even in our own time, the road to freedom for African Americans has been long and arduous. Gospel and spiritual pieces and art songs composed by Black Americans paint a picture of the struggle for freedom.

Choral Artists Chamber Chorus
Michael Stewart, piano
Joseph Holt, piano and conductor


Dilworth Dreams
Thomas I Hear America Singing
Pederson Can We Sing the Darkness to Light?
Beck Shine a Little Light
Johnson Keep Your Lamps
Johnson All My Trials
Traditional Spiritual Ride the Chariot
Traditional Spiritual Ain’-a that good news!
Traditional Spiritual Deep River
Traditional Spiritual Balm in Gilead
Traditional Spiritual My Lord, What a Morning
Traditional Spiritual Down by the Riverside

Tickets for the LIVE performance will be available on the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens website,, in 2021

REPLAY: February 14 – March 14, 2021