SUNDAY, MAY 23, 2021, 8:00pm
9th Street Market
(9th St. between Washington Ave. & Ellsworth St.)
FREE and open to the public.
Please wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Join us earlier in the day at Cherry Street Pier for an open rehearsal from 4 – 6pm! GET DIRECTIONS

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2020, 7:00pm

HONORING OUR ANCESTORS  focuses on musical compositions of life, loss, transitions, enlightenment, and memory. Projected messages and images honoring loved ones that have passed and are connected to the market will be shown throughout the performance. The composers on the program are representative of communities in and around the 9th Street Market. 

This performance is part of Orchestra 2001's EMERGING MARKETS concert series, supported in large part by the William Penn Foundation.

MAY 23, 2021

OCTOBER 24, 2020

Orchestra 2001
Mark Loria, conductor
Michelle Angela Ortiz, host
Hannah Ludwig, mezzo-soprano

Manuel Ponce – Estrellita (Mexico)

Giacomo Puccini – Crisantemi (Italy)

Carlos Almarán – La historia de un amor (Panama)

Charles Albert Tindley – We Shall Overcome (USA) 
Matt Davis, guitar

Lam Phuong – Chieu Tay Do (Vietnam)
Nhung Nguyen, voice

Ennio Morricone – Cinema Paradiso (Italy)
Matt Davis, guitar

Alain Barrière / Los Ángeles Negros – Y Volveré (France/Chile)
Miguel Angel Ortiz, voice

George Walker – Lyric for Strings (USA)

Tan Dun – Prayer and Blessing for the Victims of COVID-19 (China)
Hannah Ludwig, mezzo-soprano

(Philadelphia premiere)

Juan Ramirez – from Suita Latina (Mexico/USA)

Pietro Mascagni – Intermezzo from Cavaleria Rusticana

Orchestra 2001


Luigi Mazzocchi

Min-Young Kim

Carlos Rubio

Elizabeth Kaderabek (October)

Natasha Colkett (May)


Adriana Linares

Nina Cottman


Jesús Morales

Ulrich Böckheler


Douglas Mapp


Matt Davis

The HONORING OUR ANCESTORS performances are co-presented by OUR MARKET.

“OUR MARKET” is a community-centered, multi-layered, multi-year public art project created and led by local artist Michelle Angela Ortiz that began in April 2019. The project is focused on supporting the immigrant vendors, business owners, and neighbors that work and reside in the 9th Street Market. The project invests in the 9th Street Market by offering creative community strategies to tackle the issues of gentrification, racism, displacement, and erasure.

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