Free Santa Monica Symphony Concert

January 8, 2019 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Classical Music and Opera

Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King with the Santa Monica Symphony’s annual MLK Holiday Concert on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m. 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 with open seating.

Guido Lamell, Music Director and Conductor

Mark Edward Smith, baritone

Program:

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: fourth movement from Symphony No. 5 in D (Reformation)

Traditional: “We Shall Overcome”

LOCATION:

SGI Auditorium, 525 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica

INFORMATION:

www.smsymphony.org

(310) 395-6330

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