Respect: Aretha Franklin’s Musical Civil Rights Journey

  • This program takes a captivating journey through Franklin’s life, highlighting her commitment to fairness and equality. Her story unfolds through music, from her upbringing in the church with her father, a Baptist minister and a civil-rights activist, to her tour with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as a teenager, and beyond.

    Listen and feel the power of her music as an ensemble of performers sings stirring renditions of Franklin’s most iconic songs.

  • Respect: Aretha Franklin’s Musical Civil Rights Journey

    February 17, 2020
    6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

    Fisher Auditorium