Chicago Sinfonietta annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Location: Wentz Concert Hall at North Central College, Naperville, IL 60540
Start Date/Time: January 18, 2015 - 3 p.m.
End Date/Time: January 18, 2015 – 5 p.m.

Mei-Ann Chen leads a stirring tribute to the civil rights leader and his dream for a new generation by featuring today’s youth in a powerful, moving show. The concert opens with a new symphony from an African-American teenager, moving into a sacred moment when child prodigy Sujari Britt performs “Saint-Sa�ns’ Cello Concerto.” The program includes young Chicagoans providing a fresh take on the orchestra’s performance of Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait.” The evening ends with the powerhouse Waubonsie Valley Mosaic Choir offering a global take on King’s legacy through a variety of gospels and spirituals. 3 p.m. at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. For tickets and more info, finearts.northcentralcollege.edu


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