Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Concert

January 16, 2022 - 3:00pm
Nichols Concert Hall | 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston
Box Office: 847.448.8326

Free and open to the public. Attend in person or view the livestream (below).

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Don't miss a special Music Institute of Chicago concert celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with music and speical guests.
The program includes Danzas de Panama (1948) by William Grant Still, featuring a faculty string quartet led by violinist and Music Institute String Department Chair Sang Mee Lee; Still’s Incantation and Dance for Oboe and Piano featuring Music Institute oboe student Zachary Allen; The Planets, Op. 32, Mars and Venus by Gustav Holst, arranged for two pianos by Holst and performed by Artist in Residence Marta Aznavoorian and Music Institute President and CEO Mark George; and Violin Concerto Op. 5, No. 2 in A Major by Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745–99), featuring soloist Sang Mee Lee with members of the Music Institute’s Virtuoso Strings.

The afternoon also includes remarks by Dr. Gilo Kwesi Logan, an educator and diversity and leadership consultant.