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Cincinnati Symphony: Inaugural Weekend, with Louis Langrée, director, eighth blackbird, and Maya Angelou, narrator
Phone (513) 381-3300
Price $12-$95
Age Suitability All Ages
Category Classical
Tags music concert

Cincinnati Symphony: Inaugural Weekend, with Louis Langrée, director, eighth blackbird, and Maya Angelou, narrator

Friday, Nov 8, 2013 8:00p
Music Hall Ballroom Cincinnati, OH

It’s an inaugural concert weekend for the ages! In his first performances as Music Director, Louis Langrée and your CSO perform Copland’s Lincoln Portrait, set to multimedia visuals and narrated by Dr. Maya Angelou. Given its world premiere by the CSO in 1942, this iconic work commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, as part of a Freedom Week collaboration with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and Cincinnati Museum Center. The theatrical and exhilarating On a… Show more

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Dr. Maya Angelou
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Dr. Maya Angelou is one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Hailed as a global renaissance woman, Dr. Angelou is a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist....
Louis Langrée
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Louis Langrée is a conductor best known for his opera performances. He has often conducted at the Glyndebourne Festival Opera and is associated with the Glyndebourne Touring Opera. With Glyndebourne he has performed or is scheduled to perform Mozart's Così fan tutte and Le nozze di Figaro, Beethoven's Fidelio, Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande, and Puccini's La bohème....
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