SUNDAY, JANUARY 14, 2018

7:00 PM | Schermerhorn Symphony Center 

Let Freedom Sing will take place as scheduled at 7 pm January 14. 

  • Our box office opens at 4 pm and our lobby doors open at 5:30 pm. 
  • If you have tickets and determine you will be unable to attend, please email us so that we may release your seats to accommodate the high demand for this concert.
  • Please travel safely and allow ample time to arrive at the Schermerhorn.  

Posted 1/13/18 at 8:15 am


PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony
Joseph Young, conductor
Celebration Chorus – Diana Poe, director
Celebration Youth Chorus – Margaret Campbelle Holman, director

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018, this free annual concert honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Joined by an adult chorus and a youth chorus drawn from the Nashville community, the orchestra will perform an inspiring selection of music honoring the triumphs of the civil rights movement. Nashville Public Library will provide visuals from its Civil Rights Collection, projected on a large screen above the stage. 

Featured works:
Beethoven – Allegretto from Symphony No. 7
John Williams – music from Rosewood and Lincoln
Marc Shaiman – "I Know Where I've Been" from Hairspray
Vaughan Williams – Antiphon from Five Mystical Songs
Rolla Dilworth – "Dreams" from Dream Trilogy & "Freedom's Plow"
William Dawson – "Soon-ah Will Be Done"
Bebe Winans – "Right Now We Need One Another"
& more

The Nashville Symphony is honored to celebrate 25 years of Let Freedom Sing. Click here to view a selection of archival programs and press coverage for this concert.