Symphony of Brotherhood: Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
January 21 2024
Hosted By: Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra
“With this faith, we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation to a beautiful symphony of brotherhood.” So said Dr. King in a speech given in 1963 in Kalamazoo’s Miller Auditorium.
Through the pieces on this program, the Kalamazoo Symphony and community partners reflect together to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Kandace Lavender of Read and Write Kalamazoo will give a spoken word performance reflecting on composer Margaret Bonds' "The Montgomery Variations." Featuring a side-by-side performance with the Kalamazoo Junior Symphony Orchestra and the combined choruses of Kalamazoo Central and Loy Norrix High Schools, this event embodies music as a unifying force in our community.