Friday, January 23, 2009

Ritz Chamber Players Perform 'Songs for Soprano and Piano' of George Walker Jan. 28, 2009

[Photo Courtesy of George Walker (b. 1922)]

Ritz Chamber Players
Jacksonville, Florida
Terrance Patterson, Artistic Director
George Walker, Composer-in-Residence
Opening Concert
Wednesday, January 28, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
In Remembrance of the Dream
The 7
th Annual Humanitarian Award and Concert
Honoree: The Honorable Henry Lee Adams, Jr.,
United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida
Ludwig van Beethoven String Trios, Op. 9 No. 1 in G Major
George Walker Songs for Soprano and Piano
The Bereaved Maid, text by Anonymous
I Went to Heaven, text by Emily Dickinson
I got a letter from Jesus text by Anonymous
Sweet, Let Me Go, text by Anonymous
Anthony Davis In This House of Blues
Schumann Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 47

Founded in 2002 by Artistic Director and clarinetist Terrance Patterson, the Ritz Chamber Players perform chamber works from the traditional European repertoire, as well as highlight works by contemporary African American composers. Composer-in-Residence George Walker is profiled at

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