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Performers include:
The National Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, Music Director
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Heinz Fricke, Music Director

Featuring performances by:
The Billy Taylor Trio
Harolyn Blackwell
Betty Bullock
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Sir James Galway
Linda Hohenfeld
Frederica von Stade

From the Washington Opera:
Simone Alberghini
Ainhoa Arteta
Dwayne Croft
Joyce DiDonato
Julian Gavin

The Cathedral Choral Society
WPAS Men & Women of the Gospel
Choral Arts Society of Washington
The Washington Chorus

A special Millennium Stage performance
in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Monday, September 24, 2001 at 6 p.m.
FREE, no tickets required

watch the video View the Concert

Dozens of performers are volunteering their talents to this concert, which will be both a tribute and a celebration of the spirit of our country.

The performance will be projected on large screens in the Grand Foyer, in case all seats are taken in the Concert Hall.

 



















Donate to the United Way's "September 11th Fund"
Donations will be accepted at the concert on behalf of the United Way September 11th Fund. All funds collected will be used to respond to the needs of the victims, their families, and communities affected by the events of September 11, 2001.

Contributions of cash and checks are welcome. Checks may be made payable to the United Way of the National Capital Area; Note: September 11th Fund.



The National Anthem

WPAS' Men & Women of the Gospel Mass Choir
Leonard Slatkin, conducting
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Members of the National Symphony Orchestra

TAYLOR - I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free
The Billy Taylor Trio
Billy Taylor, piano
Chip Jackson, bass
Winard Harper, drums

MOZART - "Soave sia il vento," from Così fan tutte

The Washington Opera
Ainhoa Arteta, soprano
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano
Simone Alberghini, bass
Heinz Fricke, conducting
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

VERDI - "Dio, che nell'alma infondere amor," from Don Carlos
The Washington Opera
Julian Gavin, tenor
Dwayne Croft, baritone
Heinze Fricke, conducting
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

RACHMANINOFF - Vocalise

TRAD./Arr. BONDS - He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
Harolyn Blackwell, soprano
Betty Bullock, piano

Amazing Grace
WPAS' Men & Women of the Gospel Mass Choir
Kenneth Louis, conducting

WARD/Arr. DRAGON - America, the Beautiful
The Cathedral Choral Society
The Choral Arts Society of Washington
The Washington Chorus
Leonard Slatkin, conducting
National Symphony Orchestra

BARBER - Adagio for Strings
Leonard Slatkin, conducting
National Symphony Orchestra

BOLCOM - "Memory" from Lyric Concerto for Flute and Orchestra
Sir James Galway, flute
Leonard Slatkin, conducting
National Symphony Orchestra

Arr. KESSLER - Ten Thousand Miles
Mary Chapin Carpenter, vocalist
John Jennings, guitar
Leonard Slatkin, conducting
National Symphony Orchestra

FAURÉ - "Pie Jesu," from Requiem
Linda Hohenfeld, soprano
Leonard Slatkin, conducting
National Symphony Orchestra

RAVEL - "Kaddish" from Two Hebrew Melodies
Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano
Leonard Slatkin, conducting
National Symphony Orchestra

MAHLER - Finale from Movement Five, Symphony No. 2 ("Resurrection")
Linda Hohenfeld, soprano
Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano
The Cathedral Choral Society
The Choral Arts Society
The Washington Chorus
Leonard Slatkin, conducting
National Symphony Orchestra


Monday, September 24, at 6 p.m.

RADIO
WETA-FM 90.9 Washington, DC
WETH-FM 89.1, Hagerstown,MD

Monday, September 24, at 6 p.m. INTERNET
Streamed live on the Internet (worldwide) as are all Millennium Stage events.

Friday, September 28 at 9 p.m. EDT,
PBS TV Network across the nation;
WETA Washington DC Channel 26