22nd Annual Choral Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at The Kennedy Center
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The last date listed for 22nd Annual Choral Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was Monday January 11, 2010 / 7:00pm.
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The National Symphony Orchestra's latest innovative program, NEW MOVES: symphony + dance, kicks off with a concert featuring the combined talents of the NSO and dancers from KEIGWIN + COMPANY. On the bill will be selections from Leonard Bernstein's On the Town and On the Waterfront, with new choreography by Larry Keigwin. The orchestra will also showcase William Schuman's New England Triptych, the 1956 three-part series of tone poems. Finally, Sue Heineman, the NSO's principal bassoonist, will be featured on Marc Neikrug's Bassoon Concerto. Learn More
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Under the artistic direction of Norman Scribner, the concert will be a powerful collaboration of over 250 diverse artists. With the theme of “Forward the Dream,” these talented individuals will give voice to Dr. Kings legacy, emphasizing the importance of his message of non-violence, equality and justice beyond US race relations.
The 2010 Humanitarian Award will be presented to Charlayne Hunter-Gault, a distinguished journalist who has been both a soldier and beneficiary of the Civil Rights Movement.
The Choral Arts Chorus
Norman Scribner, Artistic Director
The Heritage Signature Chorale
Stanley J. Thurston, Music Director
The Suitland High School for the Visual and Performing Arts Chamber Choir
Kenneth Boucher, Music Director
Ralph Herndon & Friends
Cynné Simpson, Host
Reverend Juan P. Guthrie, Master of Ceremonies