Saturday, January 20, 2018
Let Freedom Sing
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Sun, Jan 14 7:00 pm


Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018, this free annual concert honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Joined by an adult chorus and a youth chorus drawn from the Nashville community, the orchestra will perform an inspiring selection of music honoring the triumphs of the civil rights movement. Nashville Public Library will provide visuals from its Civil Rights Collection, projected on a large screen above the stage. Featured works: Beethoven – Allegretto from Symphony No. 7 John Williams – music from Rosewood and Lincoln Marc Shaiman – "I Know Where I've Been" from Hairspray Vaughan Williams – Antiphon from Five Mystical Songs Rolla Dilworth – "Dreams" from Dream Trilogy & "Freedom's Plow" William Dawson – "Soon-ah Will Be Done" Bebe Winans – "Right Now We Need One Another" & more PERFORMERS Nashville Symphony Joseph Young, conductor Celebration Chorus – Diana Poe, director Celebration Youth Chorus – Margaret Campbelle Holman, director  

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