Aaron Copland’s Lincoln Portrait

Monday, February 20, 7:00 pm

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History Center Leader Narrates Aaron Copland’s
Lincoln Portrait 
with Pittsburgh Civic Orchestra
February 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Andrew E. Masich, President and CEO of the Senator John Heinz Regional History Center takes the podium to deliver Lincoln’s memorable oratory the ACFL&MH’s annual Presidents Day concert. Copland’s stirring tribute to our 16th President concludes a concert performed by the Pittsburgh Civic Orchestra, led by Warren Davidson.  Mezzo soprano Katherine Soroka joins the Orchestra to sing a selection of Copland’s Old American Songs.

A dessert reception in the Lincoln Gallery follows the performance. The Lincoln Gallery and the ACFL&MH’s rare Civil War room, the Captain Thomas Espy Post of the Grand Army of the Republic will be open on Presidents Day from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., then again after the concert. 

Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door, $5 children/students with I.D. Click here to purchase tickets.

Free shuttle from the parking lot on E. Main Street, opposite Carnegie Coffee Company.

Lincoln Portrait is sponsored by Dollar Bank Foundation.  It is part of the Listen Locally series at the Carnegie Carnegie, which is also made possible through the generosity of the McKinney Charitable Foundation.