Black Music Spotlight (2/13-2/17)

February 17, 2023, 8:30 am

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Roderick Williams
Roderick Williams

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 third week’s programming below, and delve into subsequent weeks here: (2/20-2/24; 2/27-2/28).


Monday, February 13

John Carter: Toccata: “Ride on, King Jesus” from Cantata
Christine Brewer, soprano; Roger Vignoles, piano

Tuesday, February 14

Emahoy Tseque-Maryom Guebrou: “The Song of the Sea”
Emahoy Tseque-Maryom Guebrou, piano

Wednesday, February 15

Roderick Williams: “O Adonai, et Dox Domus Israel”
Choir of Clare College Cambridge: Graham Ross, conductor

Thursday, February 16

Jessie Montgomery: Coincident Dances
Chicago Sinfonietta: Mei-Ann Chen, conductor

Friday, February 17

Daniel Bernard Roumain: 1. “Loop Track” from Lecolion Loops (after uti var hage) 
Carina Nyberg Washington, clarinet; Lecolion Washington, bassoon; Mark Ensley, piano