• New Haven
  • USA

The NHSO marks the 80th Anniversary of Marian Anderson’s groundbreaking performance at Lincoln Memorial with a concert that celebrates the perseverance of the human spirit and the ability of music to speak to power. This resonant, poignant performance will use words, art, and music to commemorate and examine what it means to be an American.

Program:

Copland A Lincoln Portrait

Copland Down a Country Lane

Copland John Henry

Copland Letter from Home

Schwantner New Morning for the World (“Daybreak of Freedom”)

Roumain Hip-Hop Essay Part 1- Dance

Traditional My Country Tis of Thee

Traditional Songs from the Underground Railroad

Picker Old and Lost Rivers

William Boughton conductor

Harolyn Blackwell soprano & narrator

Kristin Renee Young soprano

Elliott Forrest visual artist

New Haven All-City Student Orchestra

Tickets: $15 – $74; KidTix Free with Adult; College Students $10