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The Philadelphia Orchestra: Ledisi Sings Nina
August 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm$30 – $125
Following her recent PBS special Ledisi Live: A Tribute to Nina Simone, 2021 Grammy winner and fourteen-time Grammy-nominated powerhouse vocalist Ledisi will capture the spirit of singer, pianist and activist Nina Simone in this special program. Performing alongside The Philadelphia Orchestra, Ledisi will take on the legendary musician’s emotionally searing and socially conscious songs.
Among her roles in film and television, Ledisi has performed in the George Clooney directed film Leatherheads; portrayed the great Mahalia Jackson in the Oscar-nominated movie Selma, and played the legendary Patti LaBelle on the hit BET series American Soul. This year, Ledisi landed the starring role in the film Remember Me: The Story of Mahalia Jackson. She will also portray the incomparable Gladys Knight in the long-awaited film based on Neil Bogart’s career, Spinning Gold, the story of Casablanca Records.