By Staff Writer
Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King with the Santa Monica Symphony’s annual MLK Holiday Concert, Saturday, January 19 at 2 p.m. Featuring 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.
For more information, please visit: www.smSymphony.org.
Guido Lamell, Music Director and Conductor
Mark Edward Smith, baritone
Albert: “Courage” Overture
Walker: Lyric for Strings
Johnson: “Lift Every Voice and Sing”
Folk Hymn, arr. Wilhousky: “Battle Hymn of the Republic”
Mozart: “Ein Maedchen oder Weibchen” from The Magic Flute
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 in D (Reformation)
Traditional: “We Shall Overcome”
SGI Auditorium, 525 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA
All Santa Monica Symphony Concerts are FREE with open seating