Thursday, January 11th, 2024 @ 6:00:pm
Join the National Philharmonic and Strathmore Music Center for a display of musical talent and respect for humankind.
America’s Requiem commemorates the life and tragic loss of George Floyd with the world premiere of Adolphus Hailstork’s A Knee on The Neck.
Composed around the backbone of the poetry of Dr. Herbert Martin, this piece will be performed by the National Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorale under the direction of Maestro Piotr Gajewski, along with featured vocalists J’Nai Bridges, Normal Shankle, and Kenneth Overton.
The program concludes with Mozart’s seminal Requiem in D Minor, also featuring Soprano Aundi Marie Moore.
Aundi Marie Moore, soprano; J’Nai Bridges, mezzo soprano; Norman Shankle, tenor; Kenneth Overton, baritone; The Washington Chorus with Chorusmaster Eugene Rogers
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