Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr., an icon, a leader, and a transcendental figure, was assassinated. Artistic Director Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez, the Musica Viva NY choir and the Aeolus Quartet celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King in this commemorative program.
A Sermon from the Mountain: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Musica Viva NY choir, Aeolus Quartet, James Dargan, baritone, Trent Johnson, piano and David Rockefeller, Jr., narrator
String Quartet in F major Op. 96, “American”
Precious Lord, Take my Hand Thomas Dorsey
Elijah Rock (arr. Moses G. Hogan)
There is a Balm in Gilead William L. Dawson
Musica Viva NY choir