41st Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Concert (2018)
Dates: January 14, 2021 Free, Available On-Demand
Who: The Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Venue: Adella Online (adella.live)
Event Dates and Tickets
Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:00PM
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Community Access Partner: KeyBank
About the Music
BEETHOVEN Overture to Egmont
WALKER Lyric for Strings
TRADITIONAL/arr. FLOYD Down by the Riverside
RESPIGHI Pines of the Appian Way from Pines of Rome
STEFFE/arr. WILHOUSKY Battle Hymn of the Republic
TRADITIONAL/arr. FLOYD Precious Lord
JOHNSON/arr. SMITH Lift Every Voice and Sing
In 2018, honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary year of his tragic death, The Cleveland Orchestra presented this special community concert. Music Director Franz Welser-Möst led The Cleveland Orchestra in a program celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Broadcast live by ideastream on 90.3 WCPN and WCLV 104.9, and in a delayed broadcast on WVIZ/PBS. All Ohio public TV stations had the opportunity to broadcast on their own schedule.
Recorded Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Severance Hall
Sponsored by KeyBank and supported by a grant from the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation.
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