BROADCAST: Uptown Hall: MLK – Activism, Athletics, and the Arts

Apollo Theater

253 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027

Event Details

Out of an abundance of caution for our guests, performers & audience during the current COVID-19 surge, the in-person Uptown Hall event on 1/9 has been canceled. Please join us for the virtual broadcast on the Apollo Digital Stage Mon. 1/17 airing at 11am and 7pm ET. For more information, click here.

The Apollo and WNYC present Uptown Hall: MLK – Activism, Athletics, and the Arts, which will include in a preview performance from Joel Thompson’s Seven Last Words of the Unarmed performed by The Gathering Quartet (Maria Antoinette Freeman, soprano; Tanya Tatum, alto; Ronald Smith, tenor; Victor Chapman, baritone) led from the piano by music director Gregory Hopkins, among many other performances and panel discussions with esteemed guests. The event will be broadcast online on the Apollo Digital Stage beginning on January 17.

To learn more about The Gathering: A Collective Sonic Ring Shout on May 7, 2022, click here. For a full listing of community events, click here.

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American Composers Orchestra (ACO) is dedicated to the creation, celebration, performance, and promotion of orchestral music by American composers. With commitment to diversity, disruption and discovery, ACO produces concerts, pre-college and college education programs, and emerging composer professional development to foster a community of creators, audience, performers, collaborators, and funders.

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