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The Harlem Chamber Players’ 13th Annual Black History Month Celebration

The Harlem Chamber Players

Originally Aired: Monday, February 22, 2021

Available for viewing

Overview

Celebrate the final week of Black History Month with an enticing concert led by The Harlem Chamber Players, fresh off their acclaimed “To America” performance in Greenwood Cemetery. With Florence Price Quartet in G Major serving as an anchor, the quartet performs more recent compositions by Trevor Weston, George Walker, Jessie Montgomery and Carlos Simon. WQXR’s Terrance McKnight also hosts the Harlem Chamber Players’ Liz Player (Founder & Artistic Director) and Amadi Azikiwe (Community Engagement Director), and composer Trevor Weston in conversation.

This concert is presented in collaboration with the Brooklyn Public Library and WQXR.

Program
Florence Price Quartet in G Major
Jessie Montgomery, Strum
Carlos Simon, Elegy: A Cry from the Grave
Trevor Weston, Fudo Myoo
George Walker, String Quartet No. 1

Featuring
Ashley Horne, Violin
Claire Chan, Violin
Amadi Azikiwe, Viola
Wayne Smith, Cello

Simon An Elegy: A Cry from the Grave
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