Sunday at 7pm, WCRB In Concert with the Boston Children's Chorus honors Dr. King's legacy with a program of works celebrating women of the Civil Rights Movement, with guest conductor Dr. Lynnel Joy Jenkins.
Sunday, January 17, 2021
The Boston Children's Chorus
Dr. Lynnel Joy Jenkins, guest conductor
Bernice Johnson Reagon: We are the Ones We Been Waiting For
Walter Robinson arr. Kathleen McGuire: Harriet Tubman
Florence B. Price: Resignation
Traditional Zulu: Emlanjeni
Ethel Smyth: The March of the Women
Andrea Ramsey: Letter from a Girl to the World
Trad. African American Spritual arr. Rollo Dilworth: Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around
John Legend & Common arr. Stephen Feigenbaum: Glory from Selma
Moira Smiley: How Can I Cry?
Trad. Spiritual arr. Undine Smith Moore: We Shall Walk Through the Valley
Aretha Franklin & Ted White arr. Mark Brymer: Think (Freedom)
Traditional: We Shall Overcome
Recorded on January 21, 2019 at Symphony Hall
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