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November 11, 2003

REVIEW

Washington Post

Soulful, spirited, sumptuous and stirring -- vocal harmonies flooded the Warner Theatre on Friday night when Sweet Honey in the Rock celebrated its 30th anniversary before a devoted hometown crowd. Like so many of the ensemble's other appearances over the years, the concert featured voices sufficiently resonant to match the sound of a big-band reed section, moving from barely audible purrs to full-throated roars -- and then, ever so nimbly, back again.

What set this performance apart was its far-reaching scope and cross-generational thrust. Dubbed "Eveningsong," the program was both collage and collaboration, an eloquent depiction of myriad vocal traditions and a vigorous embrace of contemporary folk-rock music. More

Posted by acapnews at November 11, 2003 12:40 PM

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