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The Young People’s Chorus of New York City, Yale Glee Club & Lester Lynch Honor Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Through Song, January 14

January 14 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Free and Open to the public

The Young People’s Chorus of New York City, the Yale Glee Club and special guest baritone Lester Lynch will honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by presenting a triple bill performance one day before the nation honors Rev. Dr. King on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 15.

The program includes songs carefully selected to honor the iconic civil rights leader, with repertoire including Joy, lyrics by Langston Hughes, music by Ricky Ian Gordon; He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands, arrangement by Lester Lynch and Noam Faingold, with baritone Lester Lynch; I Can Tell the World, arrangement by Moses Hogan; Lift Every Voice and Sing, performed with Yale Glee Club and Lester Lynch, lyrics by James Weldon Johnson, music by J. Rosamond Johnson, arrangement by Roland M. Carter; My Heart Be Brave, performed with Yale Glee Club, lyrics by James Weldon Johnson, music by Marques L.A. Garrett,; and more.


The Young People’s Chorus of NYC presents “Listen to the Music” with special guests, Ashley Brown and Nmon Ford, at Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, on March 12, 2019, conducted by Francisco Nunez.
Honorees:
Laura Schwab, Aston Martin President
Alexa Davidson Suskin, Eichholz Foundation
Credit: Stephanie Berger.

Details

Date:
January 14
Time:
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
Free and Open to the public
Website:
www.ypc.org

Organizer

Young People’s Chorus
Email
YPCPR@glodownead.com
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Venue

Brick Presbyterian Church
1140 Park Ave
New York, New York 10128
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