Meet the biggest string instrument we have! While violins and cellos are easy to notice, the bass section is always at the back of the stage. Join us and meet one of our bass players, Nathaniel West, and learn all about that bass!
Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
Laquita Mitchell - Soprano
Rodrick Dixon - Tenor
Charlotte Blake Alston - Speaker
Choirs from CAPA - Choir
Dorina Morrow - Director
Brahms - Tragic Overture
Hannibal - Veil 1: "One Land," from One Land, One River, One People
Traditional - “Ezekiel Saw de Wheel”
Barber - Adagio for Strings
Smallwood - “Total Praise”
Johnson - “Lift Every Voice and Sing”
Tickets are no longer available for this event.
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.
The concert is free but tickets are required, and are available beginning January 7, 2015 at 12 PM.
Seating will be general admission and is first-come, first-served. Limit four tickets per person.
Doors will open at 12:30 PM.
The MLK Tribute Concert is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts.