Duke Ellington – Sacred Concert

„David Danced Before The Lord“
Festwoche Klassische Musik – Oppenau – september 23rd/24th 2017

(…) “With the jazzy musical number ‘Sacred Concert’–by the world-famous American composer and master of swing, Duke Ellington–Bach choir Ortenau and its conductor Thomas Strauß decided on ‘a modern sound’ for this year.
(…) Dance as an expression of faith is a solid tradition in nearly all cultures, picked up in ‘David danced before the Lord’ and ‘Praise God and dance.’ Tap dancer Pia Neises’s captivating performance proved to be a much-celebrated highlight.” (…)

Baden Online – 2017