Bobby McFerrin Hosts A World of Voices with Special Guests,
part of A Cappella: Singing Solo
Grammy winner Bobby McFerrin leads an all-star concert featuring Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Sweet Honey In The Rock, Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares, Capilla Virreinal de la Nueva España, Chanticleer, and Jitro Czech Girls Choir.
- Sun., Jun. 1, 2008, 8:00 PM
- Multiple Venues
- Approx. 2 hours
- $12.00 - $65.00
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Bobby McFerrin is "a musical phenomenon; he uses his extraordinary vocal abilities to become a kind of one-man band."
--The New York Times
Bobby McFerrin is one of the natural wonders of the musical world. A ten-time Grammy Award winner, he is one of today's best-known vocal innovators and improvisers, as well as an acclaimed classical conductor. With a four-octave range and a vast array of vocal techniques, he is music's last true Renaissance man. Bobby McFerrin is joined by Grammy-winning male vocal group Chanticleer; Grammy, Emmy, and Academy Award–winning South African ensemble Ladysmith Black Mambazo; the Grammy-winning Sweet Honey In The Rock; the Grammy-winning female group Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares, renowned for their Bulgarian folk songs; La Capilla Virreinal de la Nueva España, who perform music from Mexico's colonial era; and the Jitro Czech Girls Choir.
News and Reviews
Related: "A World Full of Voices - Alone - at the Kennedy Center A Cappella Festival"
The Washington Post - Washington, DC (May 28, 2008)
Review: "At the Kennedy Center, an International Cast of Voices"
The Washington Post - Washington, DC (June 3, 2008)