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The 2015 Annual Tribute to
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, January 19 at 7:30 pm
At Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave.
A cherished Sinfonietta tradition since its founding in 1987 by Dr. Paul Freeman, the 2015 MLK tribute concert celebrates the life, legacy and vision of Dr. King through a diverse program that includes symphonic masterworks and gospel music.
This year’s Annual MLK Tribute concert lead by Sinfonietta Music Director Mei-Ann Chen celebrates the boundless optimism of youth as the orchestra is joined by young musicians, composers, singers and poets who embody the next generation of Dr. King’s legacy.
· 17-year-old African-American composer/conductor Jherrard Marseille Hardeman
· 13-year-old African-American prodigy cellist Sujari Britt
· High school-aged spoken word poets from Young Chicago Authors
· Powerful singers of the Waubonsie Valley High School Mosaic Choir
This program will also be performed on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 3 pm, Wentz Concert Hall of North Central College, Naperville