The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace, Tulsa Race Massacre Anniversary Commemoration

Click here to purchase a ticket to replay the concert from home through May 21:


May 7, 2021 at 5:30 & 7:00 pm, with in-person performances at Ahha Tulsa, or via live-stream at

Tulsa Chorale remembers the historic Tulsa Race Massacre and commemorates the 100th anniversary performing Karl Jenkins’ “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace.” In addition to extracts from the Latin Mass, the text for “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace” incorporates words from historical and religious sources, including the Islamic call to prayer, the Bible and the Mahabharata. Writers whose words appear in the work include Rudyard Kipling, Alfred Lord Tennyson, and Sankichi Toge, who survived the Hiroshima bombing but died some years later of leukemia.

Tickets are $20.

Click here to purchase tickets to the 5:30 pm IN-PERSON performance.

Click here to purchase tickets to the 7:00 pm IN-PERSON performance.

Click here to purchase tickets to the LIVE-STREAM performance.

In partnership with the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission. Tulsa Chorale is grateful for the Commission’s support of this event through a generous grant from the Commemorative Grants Program.

Click here to view the concert program: Armed Man Mass program

Notes for in-person ticket holders:

  • Check-in will be by last name, no printed ticket needed.
  • Masks may be removed when seated for the performance.
  • Seating will be open seating with social distancing of 3 feet.
  • The performance will take place outdoors in the ahha Tulsa garden. There are surfaces of grass and concrete.
  • Please note that your ticket can be used to view the live stream through May 14 at 11:59 pm. Live stream details are available from Tulsa Chorale.
  • This performance takes place near and during the 2021 Tulsa Mayfest. It is also First Friday Art Walk in the Tulsa Arts District, so please expect activity in the downtown area.
  • Performance ticket holders will not be permitted inside of ahha without an additional general admission ticket to ahha Tulsa.
  • A chamber orchestra will be accompanying Tulsa Chorale for this performance.
  • PARKING: Parking is available at on-street locations as well as lots and garages surrounding the festival site. Fees will vary as the lots are operated by different companies.  The Arts District’s parking guide is located here. Mayfest is asking guests to avoid the BOK and OSU-Tulsa lots due to the Tulsa Drillers’ opening weekend games.  Specific lots guests can use include: the garage off of 1st Street near Center of the Universe; paid lot at Tulsa Theatre (Reconciliation Way and Main), paid lot across from Hunt Club (Cameron and Main) and various street parking.


May 07 2021


5:30 pm


AHHA Tulsa
101 E Archer St, Tulsa, OK 74103

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