Ofri Tanchelson takes part in The Listening, released this week. It was commissioned for the VOICES21C choir and arranged by composer Cheryl B. Engelhardt. It features Black activists including Donzaleigh Abernathy, Halim Flowers, Wes Felton and others.
“The Listening” is based on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s speech “Beyond Vietnam: A Time To Break The Silence”. It was delivered in Riverside Church on April 4th, 1967 (exactly one year prior to his assassination). Read the entire speech here
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