WINDY CITY TIMES
||Sinfonietta's MLK concerts Jan. 20-21
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Chicago Sinfonietta will present its signature annual MLK Tribute Concertfeaturing the conducting talents of Chicago Sinfonietta Assistant Conductor Kedrick Armstrong and Charleston Symphony Orchestra Assistant Conductor Kellen Gray, both graduates of the Chicago Sinfonietta's industry-leading Project Inclusion professional development program.
The group will perform Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Wentz Concert Hall at North Central College, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville; and Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. at Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.
Each piece programmed in this season's MLK tribute concerts was specially selected by Kedrick Armstrong and Gray in collaboration with Music Director Mei-Ann Chen, for whom Armstrong and Gray will be substituting.
Tickets to the MLK Tribute Concert are $10-$62 each when purchased in advance online; visit ChicagoSinfonietta.org .
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