Midweek Concert: America the Beautiful

Midweek Concert

Ken Lam, conductor
Marquita Lister, narrator

David Elbert, narrator
Blessed Sheriff, spoken poet
Robert Cantrell, bass-baritone

Explore the breadth, wealth and diversity of the American landscape as iconic orchestral works depict some of the world’s most beautiful places. Experience the Grand Canyon through selections from Grofe's Grand Canyon Suite and images from National Geographic. The program will also feature Maryland’s 2013 Poetry Out Loud state champion Blessed Sheriff, American songs Oh Susanna and Boatman’s Dance with bass-baritone Robert Cantrell, Ellington’s Riba from The River and a sing-along to America the Beautiful.

Images from National Geographic and photographer Jill Brody.

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