The ROME GOSPEL FESTIVAL 2018, the most important European Gospel Festival at its 23rd edition, is the great protagonist of the Auditorium Parco della Musica’ Christmas programme. This musical genre is celebrated also with a photo and a cultural section. International concerts of the most popular American bands stand out, but the Festival is celebrated also by the photo exhibition HALLELUJAH by Musacchio, Ianniello & Pasqualini (free entrance from Saturday, December 8 to Sunday, January 6) and a musical laboratory in the seminar GOSPEL EXPERIENCE (December, 27 and 28).
THE SOUL CHILDREN OF CHICAGO (from December 21 to 23)
The choir founded on October 1981 and directed by Walt W. Whitman Jr, was born as an alternative for the young Afro-American at risk. Whitman created one of the youngest choir in the world. In the last 25 years, he has used music as an instrument to change the minds, to touch the hearts and souls of more than 1000 children.
HARLEM GOSPEL CHOIR (from December 27 to 30)
It is the most famous American Gospel Choir and also the most long-lived. From 1986, Allen Bailey and his choir, the most beautiful Harlem and New York City voices, go around the world to link nations and people. The Gospel Choir is famous for several partnerships with international artists such as Diana Ross, Bono, The Chieftains, Simple Minds, Live, Sinead O’Connor and the Gorillaz. Their collection includes traditional and contemporary gospel, jazz and blues.
Other concerts will follow VINCENT BOHANAN & THE SOUND OF VICTORY (2018, December, 30) and the SOUTH CAROLINA MASS CHOIR (2018, December, 31).
It is a full immersion into the spiritual and gospel world in the traditional, contemporary, rhythm’n blues and pop versions. A wave of spiritual energy.
For information about the tickets and details visit the website Auditorium Parco della Musica
Elena Cattaneo was born in Cremona and lives in Rome. She looks at the city, even also many years, like a curious turist.
After a Foreign Language University Degree she specialized in Communication Science. She fully dedicated to Business Communication, her most relevant interest.
She cultivated several cultural hobbies, fond of art and human being expression.