See the Atlanta Symphony!!

by Charles Laux on January 14, 2014

Students and Parents,  Here is a great opportunity to see a concert honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by the world-famous Atlanta Symphony Orchestra!

For tickets, please contact  the Education Associate for Audience Development of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Tiffany Jones, at tiffany.jones@woodruffcenter.org

Here is the program information…

I Have a Dream!: Honoring the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 15 & 16, Performances at 10 & 11:40am
January 17 at 10am

The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is celebrated in a rich music program that honors his life and his teachings. Dr. King believed in a better future and the “beloved community,” where citizens exist in a harmonious world free from bias and discrimination. The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will perform a variety of musical selections that reinforce and celebrate Dr. King’s great vision for mankind.

I Have a Dream! Concert Program

  • Fanfare for the Common Man – Aaron Copland
  • Overture to “Fidelio”­ – Ludwig van Beethoven                                                                                                                
  • Lift Every Voice and Sing  James W. Johnson (lyrics) & John R. Johnson (music)
  • Special student soloist – Myrtil Mitanga, cello, music TBA
  • Adagio for Strings – Samuel Barber (with “I Have a Dream” speech)
  • ASO Next Generation Student Composition Contest Winner inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – TBA
  • Finale “IV. Molto Deliberato” from Symphony No. 3 – Aaron Copland

A free listening playlist for I Have a Dream! is located on Spotify here: I Have a Dream! MLK 2013-2014

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