Musical celebrationwill honor King
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the Maryland Commission on Afro-American History and Culture will present "Let Freedom Ring," a musical celebration in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Tuesday night at 8 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Concert Hall.
Paul Lustig Dunkel, resident conductor of the New York American Composers Orchestra, will lead the BSO in the Baltimore premiere of "African Portraits," by jazz trumpeter-composer Hannibal Peterson. Featured performers include the Morgan State University Choir, the Hannibal Peterson Quartet, Vanessa Bell Armstrong and storyteller Papa Bunka Susso.
The event is free, with a limit of two tickets per person. Tickets must be picked up prior to the concert at the BSO ticket office in the Meyerhoff. Call 783-8100.
The David Dorfman Dancers will perform at the Baltimore Museum of Art Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and next Sunday at 4 p.m. as part of its "Dance on the Edge" series.
Founded in 1985 by Mr. Dorfman, who has toured internationally with Kei Takei's Moving Earth and with Susan Marshall & Company, the group has performed in Chicago, New York and Glasgow.
Tickets are $14, $12 for BMA members and $9 for full time students with ID, senior citizens and children. Call 547-2486.
"Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune," Terrance McNally's love story about two middle-aged, lonely people, continues Friday, Saturday and next Sunday at the Fells Point Corner Theatre, 251 S. Ann St.
The play, which runs weekends through Feb. 10, is directed by Richard Jackson and features Mark E. Campion and Gloria Henderson. Performances are at 8:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturdays, 7 p.m. on Sundays through Feb. 3, with 2 p.m. rTC matinees on Jan. 27 and Feb. 10. Tickets are $7, $6 for seniors and students. Group rates are available. Call 276-7837 or 466-8341 for reservations.