Friday, January 4, 2008

Pianist Stewart Goodyear & Louisville Orchestra Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

Louisville Orchestra Martin Luther King Day Concert, Sunday, January 20, 3:00 p.m. at the Brown Theatre

Featuring Gheens Artist Stewart Goodyear, The Messengers for Christ Choir, and a world premiere by Louisville musician Raymond Horton. African American pianist Stewart Goodyear will perform Gershwins Rhapsody in Blue and The Messengers for Christ Choir will perform traditional spirituals. This concert will also feature the world premiere of Louisville composer Raymond Horton's work- Make Gentle the Life of this World. Horton's composition is inspired by and includes Robert Kennedy's speech given on April 4, 1968, in Indianapolis, Indiana - the night of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. Join the Louisville Orchestra and guests as we celebrate diversity in our community on Sunday, January 20th - 3:00 pm at the Brown Theatre.

The celebration begins in the lobby area at 2pm with the Louisville Leopard Percussionists!

Stewart Goodyear is presented by the Louisville Orchestra with support from the Gheens Great Expectations Project, a program of The Kentucky Center and The Fund for the Arts. Sponsored by the Gheens Foundation. For further information contact the womens center 502-852-8976.

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