Orchestra of Indian Hill Winter Concert: America, The Melting Pot
January 18, 2009
Words and music come together for a stirring tribute to America's immigrant history! Actors relate emotional stories of the Ellis Island experience in Peter Boyer's Grammy-nominated work, "Ellis Island, the Dream of America." In celebration of the holiday weekend, experience iconic excerpts from the speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr., in Joseph Schwantner's "New Morning for the World," narrated by Robert Honeysucker. Also, works by Stravinsky and Gottschalk.