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Let Freedom Sing!

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration with the Nashville Symphony

Sunday, January 22, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

Sunday, January 22, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

Schermerhorn Symphony Center


Nashville Symphony
Chelsea Tipton, II, conductor
Annelle Gregory, violin
Celebration Chorus
Celebration Youth Chorus
Dvořák – Carnival Overture
Gould – Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
Copland – The Promise of Living, from The Tender Land
John Williams – Dry Your Tears, Afrika, from Amistad
J. Rosamond Johnson – Lift Every Voice and Sing

Now in its 24th year, this concert honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Joined by the Celebration Chorus and Celebration Youth Chorus, the orchestra will perform an inspiring selection of music honoring the triumphs of the civil rights movement. Sphinx Competition winner Annelle Gregory will be featured soloist on Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.

5:30-6:30 - National Museum of African American Music presents The Musician's Studio, a pre-concert discussion with conductor Chelsea Tipton. 

NOTE: All open seats for this concert have been claimed. Please check back, as more seats may become available prior to the concert.

Let Freedom Sing! Ticket Information

  1. Tickets are FREE.
  2. Tickets are available beginning January 9 at 10 am.
  3. There is a limit of 4 tickets per order.
  4. This event is General Admission
  5. We have reached capacity for group reservations and are no longer accepting requests.

How to Reserve Let Freedom Sing! Seats
Beginning January 9 at 10am

  1. Reserve online here
  2. Call the Box Office at 615.687.6400
  3. Visit us in person at One Symphony Place in downtown Nashville

Support this FREE community project! Project donors at $100+ are eligible to receive reserved premium seating for this concert. For more information please call 615.687.6494.