Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Concert

Atlanta Symphony Hall

Performance Dates

Friday, January 15, 2016 8:00 PM

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream for the world, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra honors that dream and celebrates the legacy of this great man with a special concert on his birthday, led by Music Director Robert Spano and ASO Assistant Conductor Joseph Young, and featuring our ASO Artist-in-Residence, Morris Robinson. The evening will also feature special guest Ambassador Andrew Young.

Presented by Delta Air Lines

Additional support generously provided by Bank of America



Overture to La Forza del Destino

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    "Il lacerato spirito" from Simon Boccanegra (Prologue)


    Goin' Home (arr. William Arms Fisher / orch. Robert Sadin)

  • George Walker

    Lyric for Strings


    "I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' " from Porgy and Bess

  • KERN

    "Ol' Man River" from Showboat


    Symphony No. 7 in A major, Opus 92

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