Austin Chamber Music features Black Composers Concert, Feb 12

Date: 

Feb 12 2017 - 4:00pm

Celebrating the contributions of African American composers! FREE and open to the public!

Rochelle Sennet, piano, will perform the Intermezzo for Violin and Piano by H. Leslie Adams, with violinist Igor Kalnin, in Austin, Texas for the "Black Composers Concert," sponsored by Austin Chamber Music Society, on February 12, 2017.  Also to be performed several other works by H. Leslie Adams, as well as works by Margaret Bonds, Jeffrey Mumford, David Wilborn, and more. 

The Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina Street, Austin, TX

Program

Negro Speaks of Rivers | Margaret Bonds (1913-1972)
24 Negro Melodies, Op. 59: Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child | Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912)
Mortal Storm, Op. 29 | Robert Owens

  1. A House in Taos
  2. Little Song
  3. Jamie
  4. Faithful One
  5. Genius Child

Amazing Grace | Marcus Wilcher (b. 1985)
Battle Hymn of the Republic | Marcus Wilcher (b. 1985)
Blessed Assurance | David Wilborn (b. 1961)
When We All Get to Heaven | David Wilborn (b. 1961)

INTERMISSION

Intermezzo for Violin and Piano (1953) | H. Leslie Adams (b. 1932)
Etude in G Minor for Solo Piano | H. Leslie Adams (b. 1932)
Two Miniatures for Violin and Piano | Jeffrey Mumford (b. 1955)
No-body Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen | Clarence Cameron White (1880-1960)
For You There is No Song | H. Leslie Adams (b. 1932)
Creole Girl | H. Leslie Adams (b. 1932)

Featuring Rochelle Sennet, piano | Igor Klanin, violin | James D. Rodriquez, baritone |
Icy Simpson-Monroe, soprano Artina McCain, piano | Martin McCain, bass trombone