North Corner Chamber Orchestra (NOCCO) is celebrating Black American composers with a new work by composer Hanna Benn with text and film by Davida Ingram and additional original music by Alex Guy. Also on the program are works by Pulitzer Prize winning composers George Walker (b. 1922) and Scott Joplin (1868-1917) and a gorgeous string work by Alvin Singleton (b. 1940).
Tonight, February 19, 2017 they performed the following program:
Hanna Benn – Sankofa (world premiere)
Joplin – Selections from Treemonisha (1912, arr. Rick Benjamin)
Walker – Orpheus for Chamber Orchestra and narrator (1994)
Alvin Singleton – Eine Idee ist ein Stück Stoff
For more information about the project, visit NOCCO’s website.
NOCCO is a conductorless orchestra of chamber musicians that performs a full spectrum of art music in a variety of spaces accessible to diverse audiences. They envision a community where the sharing of live, immersive events between musicians and listeners illuminates the profound and joyful interconnectedness of humanity.