What do Carl Sandburg, Claude Rains, Jane Byrne, James Earl Jones, and Barack Obama (and more!) all have in common? Each has performed as narrator in Copland’s Lincoln Portrait with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra!

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TOP: Senator Barack Obama narrates Copland’s Lincoln Portrait in Millennium Park on September 11, 2005. William Eddins conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. | ©Todd Rosenberg Photography