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To Thee We Sing

Thursday • April 4, 2019 • 7:30 pm

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.

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

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Get the chance to see your family members serving in uniform, past and present, on the big screen during the concert. The NHSO is seeking photos to be incorporated into the graphics projected above the orchestra during Aaron Copland’s “Letter from Home.” Please send your images to Marketing@NewHavenSymphony.org.

Watch & Listen

The Seattle Symphony performs Copland’s Lincoln Portrait 1993
Schwantner’s New Morning for the World (“Daybreak of Freedom”) 1997
Daniel Bernard Roumain

Marian Anderson Sings at Lincoln Memorial

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Thursday • April 4, 2019
7:30 pm
$15 – $74
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Lyman Center for the Performing Arts
501 Crescent Street
New Haven, Connecticut (CT) 06515
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