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Free Concert: Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra

This Saturday, January 14th there is a great opportunity to see a free concert with the Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra and Bel Canto Chorus.  String Academy faculty Jamie Hofman will be performing, and Mayor Tom Barrett will be participating. Barber’s Adagio for Strings and Shostakovich’s Chamber Symphony (based on String Quartet No 8 ) will be featured on the program. Admission is free (click here for free tickets), and all are welcome and encouraged to attend this celebration of Dr. King’s life and cause.

When: Saturday, January 14 at 3:00 pm

Where: 3500 West Mother Daniels Way, Milwaukee, WI

Holy Redeemer Church of God in Christ

Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra presents

The Dream Lives On:
A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra will present a free community tribute concert on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 3:00 pm at the Holy Redeemer Institutional Church of God in Christ, in Milwaukee.
Music Director Richard Hynson will conduct, and church founder Bishop Sedgwick Daniels will narrate the performance.
The Dream Lives On will feature works for string orchestra including Dmitri Shostakovich’s heart-wrenching Chamber Symphony, as well as selections from Robert Ray’s Gospel Mass performed by singers from the Bel Canto Chorus of Milwaukee. The tribute seeks to underscore the solemnity of the occasion and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s non-violent transcendence of the brutal divisiveness of his times.
About the Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra
The Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra is Milwaukee’s only professional chamber orchestra and one of only 65 in the nation. Since its founding in 1973, the MCO has earned a reputation as one of southeastern Wisconsin’s finest professional performing arts groups. Critical review, audience response and other feedback reveal that the MCO performs with the highest of artistic integrity and fills a unique niche in satisfying a desire for audiences to hear, and for professional artists to perform, chamber music within the greater Milwaukee metropolitan area.
About Bel Canto Chorus
Bel Canto Chorus is Milwaukee’s premier independent choral organization. Founded in 1931, Bel Canto is committed to enriching the lives of its audiences and singing members through the outstanding live presentation of the finest choral music. The chorus performs four unique concerts each season in Greater Milwaukee’s most beautiful venues.

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