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Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King with the Santa Monica Symphony’s annual MLK Holiday Concert. The music of African American composers George Walker and James Weldon Johnson share the program with Mozart and Mendelssohn along with a piece by Santa Monica composer Adrienne Albert. All Santa Monica Symphony concerts are free and ticketless. For more information, please visit: www.smSymphony.org.
Guido Lamell, Music Director and Conductor
Mark Edward Smith, Baritone
Albert: “Courage” Overture
Walker: Lyric for Strings
Johnson: “Lift Every Voice and Sing”
Steffe: “Battle Hymn of the Republic”
Mozart: “Ein Maedchen oder Weibchen” from The Magic Flute
Mendelssohn: 4th movement from Symphony No. 5 in D (Reformation)
Traditional: “We Shall Overcome”