Hosted by actor James Pickens, Jr, THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CELEBRATION CONCERT WITH THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA features the Cleveland Orchestra, conducted by music director Franz Welser-Most. In honor of the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination, the performance includes classical selections by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Verdi as well as hymns and spirituals including “Down by the Riverside,” “Precious Lord,” and “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”

 

 

 

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