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Discussion with Nnenna Freelon
October 2, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Six-time Grammy nominee, Nnenna Freelon will deliver the Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, October 2 at 7 p.m. in the Stone Center’s auditorium. This year’s lecture will be part of the Stone Center’s 30th anniversary programming.
An international jazz singer, composer, producer and arranger, Freelon has built a storied musical career spanning over 30 years. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Apollo Theatre and the Hollywood Bowl. In November 2011, The White House asked Freelon to headline the Asia Pacific Economic Summit for 300 presidents, premiers and heads of state from around the world. She received a standing ovation for her performance during the 43rd annual Grammy Awards telecast and has headlined ActionAID, Sir Elton John’s international AIDS fundraiser.