Opening Act: Sounds Uncertain
Internationally hailed as one of the greatest songstresses of our time, GRAMMY Award winning Roberta Flack remains unparalleled in her ability to tell a story through her music. Her songs bring insight into our lives, loves, culture and politics, while effortlessly traversing a broad musical landscape from pop to soul to folk to jazz.
Roberta’s favorites include The First Time Ever I Saw You Face, Where Is the Love (a duet with former Howard University classmate Donny Hathaway), Killing Me Softly With His Song, Feel Like Makin’ Love,The Closer I Get to You, Tonight I Celebrate My Love, and Set the Night to Music, Ms. Flack has built a musical legacy.
Roberta’s newest CD, Let It Be Roberta: Roberta Flack Sings the Beatles, is an interpretive album of Beatles’ classics.
She regularly plays to appreciative audiences around the world, and had the pleasure of appearing recently with the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington DC, conducted by Marvin Hamlisch.
Very active as a humanitarian and mentor, Ms. Flack founded the Roberta Flack School of Music at the Hyde Leadership Charter School in the Bronx, providing an innovative and inspiring music education program to underprivileged students free of charge.
Enjoy an evening of Roberta’s classics and favorites from her Let It Be album!
Date: Saturday, January 12, 2013
Tickets: $75, $59, $39
Borough President’s Circle of Friends Reception: $75 per person
Borough President’s Circle of Friends Reception w/ Concert Ticket: $125.00
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