Georgetown University's Black Theatre Ensemble (BTE) participated in the annual Let Freedom Ring! concert at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on January 18, 2016, one of the first events to kick off GU's week of events honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Directed by Isaiah Matthew Wooden (COL '04), the BTE students performed in Rev. Nolan Williams, Jr.'s "Say Something, Do Something," with the Let Freedom Ring! Choir conducted by Williams. Watch the performance beginning around the 20-minute mark of the event video. Read more about Georgetown's week of MLK events.
The Washington Post reviews the November 22, 2015 GU Orchestra concert as part of Charles Ives' America, noting "Under Gil-Ordóñez’s baton, the orchestra turned in a colorful and often spirited performance, with a luminous “Adagio cantabile” movement and an explosive close — a performance that, in its direct and unvarnished sincerity, Ives would surely have enjoyed."
Read the full review.