The Harlem Chamber Players’ 12th Annual Black History Month Celebration
February 13, 2020
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Schomburg Center presents The Harlem Chamber Players’ 12th Annual Black History Month Celebration. Virtuoso pianist Joseph Joubert and his wife, soprano Renay Peters Joubert, will join in selections by Duke Ellington, Joseph Joubert and Hall Johnson.
Terrance McKnight of WQXR will host and perform his arrangement entitled “American Variations,” a juxtaposition of Beethoven’s 7 Variations in D Major “God Save the King” with some of Langston Hughes poetry. Pianist Kyle Walker will accompany Mr. McKnight. Members of The Harlem Chamber Players will perform Florence Price’s String Quartet in G Major and George Walker’s String Quartet No. 1. The quartet players include violinists Ashley Horne and Claire Chan, violist Amadi Azikiwe and cellist Wayne Smith.