'Voices From the Civil War' set Monday at The Battery
Jay Ungar and Molly Mason and the Family Band will join the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, CSO Spiritual Chorale and Mount Zion AME Spiritual Ensemble to present "Voices From the Civil War" 9-10:30 p.m. Monday at White Point Garden at The Battery.
Sean Newhouse serves as guest conductor with Charleston Mayor Joe Riley as concert host.
The free program includes film score selections by Ungar, who was featured in Ken Burns' documentary, "The Civil War." A selection of spirituals and a variety of music popular during the Civil War period will be offered, while historians Edward L. Ayers and Barbara Jeanne Fields will be on hand to make brief remarks.
At 4:30 a.m. Tuesday at White Point Garden, the Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs presents "Sunrise Concert: When Jesus Wept," in observance of the moment the first shots of the Civil War were fired.
The free 25-minute program features music for brass ensemble and military drum including a hymn by Colonial American composer William Billings. Call 724-7305.