Sinfonietta: MLK Tribute Concert

Jan 21

7:30 PM

Monday, January 21, 2019

Chicago Sinfonietta has presented a concert to celebrate the birth and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. since its inception – a testament to our ongoing mission of diversity, inclusion, and equity. This season, former Project Inclusion Freeman Conducting Fellow conductors Kellen Gray and Kedrick Armstrong, alongside violinist Kyle Dickson, will reunite onstage for thrilling breakout performances during Chicago Sinfonietta’s signature event. Plus, be transformed by the Mosaic Choir and a simply inspiring MLK spoken word performance!

For more information on ticket prices and discounts, please contact the Chicago Sinfonietta Box Office at boxoffice@chicagosinfonietta.org or by calling 312-284-1554.

Program

Beethoven Egmont Overture, Op.84
Hailstork Epitaph for a Man Who Dreamed
Weston The People Could Fly
Coleridge-Taylor Petite Suite de Concert, Op.77 
Tippet Five Negro Spirituals from 'A child of our time'
Lee III Come Unto Me

Performers

Chicago Sinfonietta
Kellen Gray conductor
Kedrick Armstrong conductor
Kyle Dickson violin
Kenneth Woods spoken word artist
Waubonsie Valley High School Mosaic Choir