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The Philadelphia Orchestra: Ledisi Sings Nina

The Philadelphia Orchestra: Ledisi Sings Nina

William Eddins, Conductor
Ledisi, Vocalist

Tribute to Nina Simone

Ledisi, the New Orleans-born and Oakland-raised singer, pays tribute to the legendary Nina Simone with a live performance of her album Ledisi Sings Nina, accompanied by The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Ledisi Sings Nina balances upbeat, big-band energy with atmospheric balladry, and an attention to historic detail that succeeds in updating the music for a modern hip-hop/R&B era. With the prowess of Ledisi’s voice, the artistry of The Philadelphia Orchestra, and the messages of Simone’s music, this performance is sure to speak to a generation facing the same harsh challenges and bitter struggles of the 1960s.

Mann Center for the Performing Arts
08:00 PM - 11:59 PM on Fri, 22 Jul 2022

Mann Center for the Performing Arts

5201 Parkside Ave
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131