Monday, January 21, 2019

The Harlem Chamber Players - Upcoming Events

Please come join us!

Flutist Julietta Curenton, violist Amadi Azikiwe, and harpist Ashley Jackson will perform aFREE family concert of music by Debussy, Arnold Bax and Miguel del Aguila at theNewark School of the Arts. Click on the image above for details.

Our 11th Annual Black History Month Celebration takes place at the Schomburg Center and will feature two world premieres by the noted African American composer Adolphus Hailstork. Pianist David Berry, violinists Ashley Horne and Curtis Stewart, violist Amadi Azikiwe, and cellist Wayne Smith will perform Hailstork's Piano Quintet "Detroit" and "Nobody Know," a work for baritone and string quartet with text by Herbert Martin featuring baritone Kenneth Overton. This work was commissioned by The Harlem Chamber Players to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the importation of the first black slaves to America. The evening will conclude with Dvořák's String Quartet in F Major "American."Host Terrance McKnight of WQXR will also read poetry by Langston Hughes. This concert is part of the Harlem Renaissance 100 Celebration.

This concert is FREE and open to the public. RSVP is required. Registration will open February 14, 2019. Click on the image above for details.

Hear the highly acclaimed students from Opus 118 Harlem School of Music and meet the founder and master teacher Roberta Guaspari, the inspiration behind the award-winning documentary “Small Wonders” and Miramax’s film, “Music of the Heart,” starring Meryl Streep. Click on the image above for details.

The Harlem Chamber Players will join Jason Moran, Alicia Hall Moran, Joseph Joubert, Imani Winds, and a host of other amazing artists in this Carnegie Hall production. Tickets are going fast! Click on the image above for details.

We will close our 11th Anniversary Season at Columbia University's Miller Theatre with a Gala orchestral concert. The concert will feature Met Opera soprano Janinah Burnett, violinist Ashley Horne, and violist Amadi Azikiwe in an evening of great music, including the Sibelius Violin Concerto, Adolphus Hailstork's Two Romances for Viola and Chamber Orchestra, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson's Sinfonietta No. 1, and Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915. Maestro Ariel Rudiakov will conduct. Click on the image above for details.

Liz Player, Founder, Executive and Artistic Director
Carl Jackson, Associate Director and Director of Development
The Harlem Chamber Players, Inc. | 212-866-1492

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