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The Jonah People: A Legacy of Struggle and Triumph – World Premiere | Nashville Symphony Commission

April 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until April 15, 2023

One event on April 16, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor | Vocalist, actors and guest musicians to be announced

PROGRAM The Jonah People with the Nashville Symphony

Hannibal Lokumbe
The Jonah People: A Legacy of Struggle and Triumph – World Premiere | Nashville Symphony Commission


Few artists have conveyed the African American experience in America as movingly and as powerfully as Hannibal Lokumbe. Skillfully bringing together jazz, blues, gospel, opera, orchestral and choral music, this legendary trumpeter and composer will premiere his most expansive and ambitious project yet, The Jonah People: A Legacy of Struggle and TriumphFeaturing a cast of six vocalists, nine actors, a full chorus, a jazz quartet and an African drumming ensemble, this monumental production will bring the community together in a celebration of music, artistry and African American voices. 


April 14
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Nashville Symphony


Schermerhorn Symphony Center
One Symphony Place
Nashville, TN 37201 United States
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