Amplifying Black Voices:
Memorials to the Lincoln Myth
Florence Price & the Emancipation Memorial Statue
Featuring Philip Lima, baritone
In this episode, Boston bariton Philip Lima explores the complexities of the Lincoln Myth for African American Descents of Slavery via two Civil War Memorials, composer Florence Price’s Abraham Lincoln Walked at Midnight and the Emancipation Memorial statue, a copy of which was recently removed from Boston’s Park Square in response to petitions from the communtiy.
Guests will include Florence Price scholars and Michael Driscoll, Music Director of the Andover Choral Society and award-winning editor of this recently discovered work by Price.
Moderated by Coro Allegro Artistic Director David Hodgkins and Executive Director Yoshi Campbell.