Opera Carolina is presenting a free program celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Art * Poetry * Music MLK Concert will take place Sunday, January 15th, 2023, at 4 p.m., at Caldwell Presbyterian Church, 1609 East 5th Street, Charlotte, NC.
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This event is free to the public, but there is limited capacity, so please RSVP.
The concert features famous works of African-American composers.
- James Weldon Johnson
- John W. Work Jr.
- Margaret Bonds
- Florence Price
- Robert Owens
- Edward Boatner
- William Grant Still
- Nkeiru Okeye
- Damien Sneed
Led by Artistic Director, Maestro James Meena.
The concert includes:
- Solos by Opera Carolina’s Resident Company, including soprano Sequina DuBose (“Clara” in Porgy and Bess)
- Readings by local personalities, like MIX 107.9’s Ramona Holloway.
- “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by James Weldon Johnson congregational performance.
Following the concert, there will be a reception with fellowship and refreshments. All ages are welcome!
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