Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 3 pm
The First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia
With the hindsight of a half-century, Lyric Fest revisits the dramatic history of the Civil Rights Movement with songs of the era, art songs, opera, spirituals. Featuring very special guest artists: Denyce Graves, Lisa Daltirus and Kevin Deas, the program will be narrated by Rev. Charles Rice and will include readings from the works of Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, and the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King. Lyric Fest is delighted to be collaborating with Singing City to present this concert which will feature the Singing City Chamber Choir and Children’s Choir under the direction of Jeffrey Brillhart and accompanied by pianists Laura Ward and Keenan Boswell.