Dr. King dared us all to dream of a brighter future for all people. This year the annual, crowd-pleasing Sinfonietta Tribute to M.L.K. concerts will celebrate that future with the boundless optimism of today’s youth.
Maestro Chen opens with a new symphonic work written by Jherrard Marseille Hardeman, a 17 year-old African American composer, followed by the acclaimed 13 year-old cellist, Sujari Britt, a prodigy since the age of four, who joins the orchestra for Saint-Saëns’ Violoncello Concerto No.1.
Youth continues to inspire with a fresh take on Aaron Copland’s Lincoln Portrait, followed by
a return performance by audience favorites, the Waubonsie Valley High School Mosaic Choir,
putting their youthful spin on Dr. King’s legacy through song. In addition, Young Chicago Authors will provide a few moving words.
Chicago Sinfonietta ~ Concert Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sunday, Jan 18, 2015 ~ 3:00 pm
Wentz Concert Hall ~ Naperville, IL
Monday, Jan 19, 2015 ~ 7:30 pm
Symphony Center ~ Chicago, IL
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