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Paul Laurence Dunbar: A Juneteenth Celebration
June 17 @ 8:00 pm
One event on June 18, 2022 at 8:00 pm
NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor
DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates the sesquicentennial anniversary (150 years) of the birth of Paul Laurence Dunbar, acclaimed African-American poet born in Dayton, OH, to parents who had been enslaved in Kentucky prior to the civil war. Classical meets gospel as the DPO performs a beautiful program of music honoring America’s long march towards a more perfect union.