George Walker (b. 1922)
has a website at http://georgetwalker.com/
and is featured at AfriClassical.com
John Malveaux of
Soprano Laquita Mitchell, best known for performances of Bess in Porgy & Bess by American composer George Gershwin, recently learned music of American composer Hannibal Lokumbe for world premiere of One Land, One River, One People, commissioned by The Philadelphia Orchestra. Next week, Laquita Mitchell will learn a haunting spiritual, A LETTER FROM JESUS, composed by legendary but still living and working composer George Walker to sing during 150th anniversary of 13th amendment to US Constitution Abolition of Slavery CONCERT, DAR Constitution Hall, November 21, 2015, Washington DC. Pianist Victor Simonson will accompany soprano Laquita Mitchell.