Black Music Spotlight (2/6-2/10)

February 10, 2023, 8:30 am

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Errollyn Wallen
Errollyn Wallen

At 8:30 am every weekday in February, WFMT host LaRob K. Rafael will present and introduce a piece by a Black musician or composer. Enjoy the second week’s programming below, and delve into subsequent weeks here: (2/13-2/17; 2/20-2/24; 2/27-2/28).


Monday, February 6

Avril Coleridge-Taylor: Sussex Landscape, Op.27
Chineke! Orchestra: Fawzi Haimor, conductor

Tuesday, February 7

Undine Smith Moore: Afro-American Suite
Mallarme Chamber Players

Wednesday, February 8

Florence Price: Ethiopia’s Shadow in America
New York Youth Symphony: Michael Repper, conductor

Thursday, February 9

Margaret Bonds: “Sinner, Please Don’t Let this Harvest Past”/Hold On
Leontyne Price, soprano; Rust College Choir; Musicality; Lara Downes, piano

Friday, February 10

Errollyn Wallen: “See that I am God”
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge