Homegoing service for legend Jessye Norman to be held in Augusta

Homegoing service for legend Jessye Norman to be held in Augusta
Jessye Norman, world-renown opera singer, passed away at 74 (Source: CNN)

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Augusta legend Jessye Norman’s homegoing service will be held in Augusta on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Bell Auditorium.

There will be two public viewing ceremonies prior to the homegoing service and a benefit concert on Sunday, Oct. 13.

The complete list of events and times/locations are as followed:

Thursday, October 10

Jessye Norman’s Public Viewing

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 1260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30901

Friday, October 11

Jessye Norman’s Public Viewing

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 1260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30901

Honorary Street Naming Ceremony to Jessye Norman Boulevard

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location: Jessye Norman School of the Arts (JNSA), 739 Green Street, Augusta, GA 30901

*Followed by a reception in the Ann and Ellis Johnson Gallery of Art (at JNSA)

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Jessye Norman’s Homegoing Service

1:00 p.m.

Location: The William B. Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair Street, Augusta, GA 30901

*Doors open and seating will begin at 12:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

The Jessye Norman School of the Arts’ Annual Benefit Concert: “An Evening with

Audra McDonald”

4:00 p.m.

Location: Miller Theater, 708 Broad Street (Downtown Augusta), Augusta, GA 30901

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