Concert: The Struggle to Be Heard- Music of Social Justice – April 16, 2016

April 16, 2016, 7:30 p.m. Weis Center for the Performing Arts

The third and final concert of the Bucknell Orchestra Semester of Social Justice Series will present symphonic music inspired by some of the most significant social justice issues of the past and present, including Aaron Copland’s  Lincoln Portrait, and Elmer Bernstein’s film score to the 1962 movie adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird.  Dr. Bridget Newell, Associate Provost for Diversity, will be the narrator for Lincoln Portrait.  She will read excerpts from the letters and speeches of Abraham Lincoln, including his Gettysburg Address.  Admission is free.  This concert is made possible in part with support from the President’s Fund, the It Starts With Me Mini Grant, and the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Gender.


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