Handel & Hayden Society's Jubilee Day Concert
A celebratory afternoon of music and storytelling on the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation.
Presented in partnership with the Museum of African American History.
Handel and Haydn Society and the Museum of African American History partner to present the seventh annual Jubilee Day Concert, a joyous celebration of liberty and freedom. Join H+H musicians, conductor Scott Allen Jarrett, and National Poetry Slam Champion Regie Gibson to commemorate Boston’s historic central role in the abolition movement, to celebrate the spirit of progress for human rights, and to recognize the role of music in creating alliance and belonging.
Remarks by Marita Rivero, Executive Director, Museum of African American History
Readings from the Emancipation Proclamation by Regie Gibson
Scott Allen Jarrett, conductor
The performance will last one hour.