Chicago Voices Gala to be broadcast on PBS

The February 2017 Chicago Voices gala, which was held at Chicago Lyric Opera’s Civic Opera House to celebrate the Windy City’s diverse musical heritage, will be broadcast on PBS August 10 at 10 PM ET (check local listings).

The Great Performances presentation was hosted by Renée Fleming and featured Matthew Polenzani, Jessie Mueller, rapper Lupe Fiasco, folk legend John Prine,  Michelle Williams (Destiny’s Child),  jazz singer Kurt Elling, blues singer Shemekia Copeland, alternative country duo The Handsome Family, Voices of Trinity Mass Choir, Terrence Howard (Empire), and Jussie Smollett (Empire).