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Here I Stand: Paul Robeson’s 125th Birthday

Apr 02

Multidisciplinary artist Helga Davis hosts this musical tribute to the groundbreaking American bass-baritone Paul Robeson (1898–1976), performed by Philharmonic musicians and sung by the Grammy Award winner Mark S. Doss. The program also includes the World Premiere of Thomas Flippin’s The Lost Village of Seneca for string ensemble, a NY Phil co-commission with The Juilliard School and American Composers Forum.

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Here I Stand: Paul Robeson’s 125th Birthday


3:00 PM





Mother AME Zion Church


Thomas Flippin

The Lost Village of Seneca (World Premiere—New York Philharmonic Co-Commission with The Juilliard School and American Composers Forum)

Special Thanks

Thomas Flippin’s commission is part of Composing Inclusion: a collaboration between the New York Philharmonic, American Composers Forum, and The Juilliard School’s Preparatory Division, made possible with funding from the Sphinx Venture Fund.


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