MLK Tribute Concert

Cristian Macelaru - Conductor

Gabriel Cabezas - Cello

Charlotte Blake Alston - Speaker

Philadelphia All City Choir

Dorina Morrow - Director


Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man

Coleridge-Taylor - The Bamboula (Rhapsodic Dance)

Spiritual - "Go Down, Moses"

Márquez - Danzón No. 2

Bragato - Graciela y Buenos Aires, for cello and string orchestra

Abels - Outburst

Barber - Adagio for Strings

Smallwood - "Total Praise"

Johnson - "Lift Every Voice and Sing"

Monday, January 20, 2014

1:30 pm Girard College Chapel

Join The Philadelphia Orchestra in honoring the life and work of the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, and in celebrating our Philadelphia community, with the uniting power of music. Volunteers will be collecting new school supplies in support of the King Day of Service signature project. We encourage patrons to bring school supplies to donate to local area public schools.

Seating is general admission and is first-come, first-served. Limit four tickets per person.

Doors will open at 12:30 PM.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Concert is sponsored by


In partnership with


  • Limited parking will be available at Girard College and it is first-come, first-served.
  • Parking is also available at St. Joe's Prep (1733 W Girard Ave.). Shuttle service will be provided from this location to the Girard College campus. We encourage you to arrive early. The shuttle will begin running at 8 AM and end following the performance, pick up times may vary.
  • On street parking is available.

We highly encourage carpooling and public transportation.
For directions please visit

Girard College
2101 S College Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19121

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St. Joseph's Preparatory School
1733 West Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130