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Martin Luther King, Jr., Tribute Concert

at Girard College Chapel

Jan 16, 2023, 3:00 PM

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Performance Details

Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conductor
Melissa White Violin
Charlotte Blake Alston Speaker
Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts Chorus
Lauren Thomas-Moyett Director
Girard College High School Choir
Paul M. Eaton

Johnson “Lift Every Voice and Sing”
Montgomery Starburst
Price First movement from Violin Concerto No. 1
Bonds Selections from The Montgomery Variations
Barber Adagio for Strings (with narration based on the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.)
Traditional “Children, Go Where I Send Thee”
Smallwood “Anthem of Praise”

Join Yannick and Your Philadelphia Orchestra as they return to Girard College and honor the life and work of the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,  celebrating our Philadelphia community and the uniting power of music.

In partnership with Girard College and Global Citizen's Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service

Girard College Chapel


The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Tribute Concert is generously sponsored by PECO, with additional sponsorship from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Annenberg Foundation.



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