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"I Have a Dream" 50th Anniversary Concert




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To honor one of the greatest speeches in American history, the orchestra presents Boston's musical tribute to the inspiration and ideals that lie at the heart of Dr. King's dream. 



"I Have a Dream" 50th Anniversary Concert by Slidely Slideshow


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Click here to see our offical ASL version of the speech

Sponsored by: Eastern Bank, Arbella Insurance Foundation,

Free for All Concert Fund

Media partner: Bay State Banner




Christopher Wilkins, Conductor



Boston Landmarks One City Choir

New England Spiritual Ensemble

Back Bay Chorale,

Scott Allen Jarrett, Music Director

Michelle Johnson, soprano

Davron Monroe, tenor

Philip Lima, baritone

André Ward, alto saxophone

James Westwater, photochoreographer


Three Spirituals from A Child of Our Time (Tippett)

Cry, the Beloved Country (Weill)

Battle Hymn of the Republic (arr. Wilhousky)

'Martin Luther King' from Three Black Kings (Ellington)

I Have a Dream (Hoiby)

Lincoln Portrait (Copland)


Where: DCR's Hatch Shell on the Esplanade

For directions to the Hatch Shell click here.


Rain location: Back Bay Events Center

 180 Berkeley Street

 Boston, MA 02116

For directions to the Back Bay Events Center click here.


For weather alerts: Call 617-987-2000 or Text LANDMARKS to 51555


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