Santa Monica Symphony MLK Concert
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The Santa Monica Symphony celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the annual MLK Holiday Weekend Concert Saturday afternoon, January 18. The music of African American composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and William Grant Still share the program with Aaron Copland’s uplifting “Lincoln Portrait” narrated by KUSC’s Rich Capparela. The concert includes the traditional audience sing-along of “We Shall Overcome”, the anthem of the Civil Rights Movement.
Saturday, January 18, 2020, 2:00pm
Annual Martin Luther King Holiday Concert
Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra
Guido Lamell, Music Director and Conductor
Rich Capparela, narrator
Coleridge-Taylor: Overture to Hiawatha
Copland: Lincoln Portrait
Still: Afro-American Symphony
Traditional: “We Shall Overcome”
SGI Auditorium, 525 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
All Santa Monica Symphony Concerts are FREE