A unique, interactive chamber music experience with members of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. Performed in the round, host Jim Cotter will provide background and insight on each work and lead conversations with the musicians between pieces. The performance concludes with a casual audience Q&A.
Program: Origins & Diaspora: West African musical traditions and influences in classical music
Halim El-Dabh (1921-2017) Thulathiya for Flute, Violin, and Piano
Emmanuel Gyimah Labi (b.1950) The Lotus for Solo Piano
Fred Onovwerosuoke (b.1960) Five Sketches for Flute, Violin, and Piano
Godwin Sadoh (b.1965) Illusions for Violin and Piano
Godwin Sadoh (b.1965) Three Pieces for Solo Flute
Joshua Uzoigwe (1946-2005) Oja Suitefor Flute and Piano