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Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with free musical concert, Jan 15

January 15 @ 3:00 PM

FREE

The Music Institute of Chicago will host a free musical celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday, January 15 at 3 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1460 Chicago Avenue. The performance will also be available via livestream.

Co-curated by Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre Artistic Director Tim Rhoze and the Music Institute, the concert features the world premiere of a “A Stone of Hope (Martin’s Song)” for soprano, cello, and piano by Ephraim Champion. The Music Institute commissioned this work through the Hearing in Color Young Composer Residency. Additional performances include Music Institute alumna pianist Jada Adamson-Tate (a past recipient of the Music Institute’s George Williams Scholarship) and young performers from Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative and Ravinia’s Reach Teach Play program

Evanston Mayor Daniel Biss will deliver remarks about Evanston’s groundbreaking reparations initiative.

Details

Date:
January 15
Time:
3:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Event Category:

Organizer

Music Institute of Chicago
Phone:
847-905-1500
Email:
info@musicinst.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

Nichol’s concert hall

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