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Event Date: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 8:00 pm

Robin Young In Copland's ‘Lincoln Portrait’

 

robinRobin Young, co-host of Here & Now on WBUR and NPR, makes a special appearance with the Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline and the Brookline Symphony Orchestra, March 15 and 16 at All Saints Parish in Brookline, Mass.

In “American Stories,” the chorus and orchestra present a program of compelling works inspired by vivid chapters in American history. In addition to Aaron Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait,” which Robin will narrate, the concerts include Charles Ives’ “Circus Band,” selections from the Flaherty/Ahrens musical “Ragtime” and David Conte’s reflection on the murder of Matthew Shepard, “Elegy for Matthew,” among others. Lisa Graham conducts.

The concerts take place at All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon St., Brookline, on Saturday, March 15, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, March 16, at 3 p.m. For complete information and to purchase tickets, click here.

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